MODPOST section mismatches

Steve Heflin sheflin at
Sat Feb 23 03:12:47 EST 2008

To reproduce the problem and see the details on section mismatches:

     make ARCH=powerpc sequoia_defconfig


At 04:33 PM 2/21/2008, Steve Heflin wrote:
>while building vmlinux.o the MODPOST warns about 8 section mismatches.
>WARNING: modpost: Found 8 section mismatch(es).
>To see full details build your kernel with:
>After modifying the make launch to include the recommended option
>shown above, I see that the section mismatch warning is due to data
>structures containing the address of initialization modules which
>have the __init attribute. Since the memory model is FLAT, is this a problem?
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