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    SubjectRe: warning during make modules
    On Mon, 11 Dec 2000 17:15:53 +0800, 
    "Corisen" <> wrote:
    >i'm compiling kernel 2.4.0-test11 uder RH7. i've changed the CC= line to use
    >kgcc, executed "make clean" and "make mrproper". "make menuconfig" and "make
    >dep" went smoothly. however during the "make modules" process, several
    >warning messages (shown below) appeared:
    >{standard input}: Assembler messages:
    >{standard input}:8: Warning: Ignoring changed section attributes for
    >pls kindly advise how can i resolve the warning messages, or can i can
    >safely igonre the warning messages?

    You can safely ignore the messages. But if they get too annoying,
    upgrade to modutils >= 2.3.19 (current is 2.3.22) and apply this patch.

    Index: 0-test12-pre7.1/include/linux/module.h
    --- 0-test12-pre7.1/include/linux/module.h Thu, 07 Dec 2000 09:20:04 +1100 kaos (linux-2.4/W/33_module.h 644)
    +++ 0-test12-pre7.2(w)/include/linux/module.h Mon, 11 Dec 2000 20:26:22 +1100 kaos (linux-2.4/W/33_module.h 644)
    @@ -247,12 +247,6 @@ static const struct gtype##_id * __modul
    __attribute__ ((unused)) = name
    #define MODULE_DEVICE_TABLE(type,name) \
    -/* not put to .modinfo section to avoid section type conflicts */
    -/* The attributes of a section are set the first time the section is
    - seen; we want .modinfo to not be allocated. */
    -__asm__(".section .modinfo\n\t.previous");

    /* Define the module variable, and usage macros. */
    extern struct module __this_module;
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