MODPOST section mismatches

Josh Boyer jwboyer at
Sat Feb 23 07:52:24 EST 2008

On Fri, 22 Feb 2008 11:12:47 -0500
Steve Heflin <sheflin at> wrote:

> To reproduce the problem and see the details on section mismatches:
>      make ARCH=powerpc sequoia_defconfig

All of those warnings are in drivers or common code.  And yes, they
should eventually all be fixed.

> >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?

What do you mean by "the memory model is FLAT"?


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