[PATCH v7 2/4] x86/purgatory: Remove PGO flags

Ricardo Ribalda ribalda at chromium.org
Sat May 20 00:47:37 AEST 2023

If profile-guided optimization 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/x86/purgatory/Makefile | 5 +++++
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)

diff --git a/arch/x86/purgatory/Makefile b/arch/x86/purgatory/Makefile
index 82fec66d46d2..42abd6af1198 100644
--- a/arch/x86/purgatory/Makefile
+++ b/arch/x86/purgatory/Makefile
@@ -14,6 +14,11 @@ $(obj)/sha256.o: $(srctree)/lib/crypto/sha256.c FORCE
+# When profile-guided 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


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