[PATCH v6 4/4] risc/purgatory: Add linker script

Ricardo Ribalda ribalda at chromium.org
Mon May 1 22:38:22 AEST 2023

If PGO is enabled, the purgatory ends up with multiple .text sections.
This is not supported by kexec and crashes the system.

Cc: stable at vger.kernel.org
Fixes: 930457057abe ("kernel/kexec_file.c: split up __kexec_load_puragory")
Signed-off-by: Ricardo Ribalda <ribalda at chromium.org>
 arch/riscv/purgatory/Makefile | 5 +++++
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)

diff --git a/arch/riscv/purgatory/Makefile b/arch/riscv/purgatory/Makefile
index 5730797a6b40..cf3a44121a90 100644
--- a/arch/riscv/purgatory/Makefile
+++ b/arch/riscv/purgatory/Makefile
@@ -35,6 +35,11 @@ CFLAGS_sha256.o := -D__DISABLE_EXPORTS
+# When profile optimization is enabled, llvm emits two different overlapping
+# text sections, which is not supported by kexec. Remove profile optimization
+# flags.
+KBUILD_CFLAGS := $(filter-out -fprofile-sample-use=% -fprofile-use=%,$(KBUILD_CFLAGS))
 # When linking purgatory.ro with -r unresolved symbols are not checked,
 # also link a purgatory.chk binary without -r to check for unresolved symbols.
 PURGATORY_LDFLAGS := -e purgatory_start -z nodefaultlib


More information about the Linuxppc-dev mailing list