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From: Marcin Slusarz <>
To: Sam Ravnborg <>
Cc: LKML <>
Subject: Re: Section mismatch errors on current Linus tree
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2008 22:38:08 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080129213802.GA24705@joi> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Tue, Jan 29, 2008 at 09:16:41PM +0100, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 29, 2008 at 06:03:30PM +0100, Marcin Slusarz wrote:
> > Hi
> > I'm getting these warnings on current Linus tree (0ba6c33bcddc64a54b5f1c25a696c4767dc76292):
> > 
> >   LD      vmlinux.o
> >   MODPOST vmlinux.o
> > WARNING: vmlinux.o(.text+0x1a3c75): Section mismatch in reference from the function pci_scan_child_bus() to the function .devinit.text:pcibios_fixup_bus()
> > WARNING: vmlinux.o(.text+0x1e333c): Section mismatch in reference from the function acpi_pci_root_add() to the function .devinit.text:pci_acpi_scan_root()
> > WARNING: vmlinux.o(.meminit.text+0xc5e): Section mismatch in reference from the function free_area_init_node() to the function .init.text:__alloc_bootmem_node()
> > WARNING: vmlinux.o(__ksymtab+0x5400): Section mismatch in reference from the variable __ksymtab_pci_do_scan_bus to the function .devinit.text:pci_do_scan_bus()
> ...
> Thanks for the report Marcin.
> We have a lot of section mismatch warnings at present.
> I am personally awaiting merge of x86.git and first
> batch from Andrew Morton before I start to fix them.
> This is for two reasons:
> 1) I know several warnings are fixed in the two trees
> 2) I expect these two merges to touch a lot of the files
>    where I need to fix the warnings.
> Can you please repost no earlier than when you see -rc1. I hope that
> my builds get down below 25 warnings when we get there (> 120 warnings
> when I did a full build last time).
Ok, I'll do it after rc1.


      reply	other threads:[~2008-01-29 21:39 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-01-29 17:03 Marcin Slusarz
2008-01-29 17:07 ` Marcin Slusarz
2008-01-29 20:16 ` Sam Ravnborg
2008-01-29 21:38   ` Marcin Slusarz [this message]

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