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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Handle R_ALPHA_REFLONG relocation on Alpha (2.6.0-test11)
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    Nathan Poznick <kraken@drunkmonkey.org> writes:

    > First off, I'm not positive that this patch is correct or not, but I'd
    > like to pick the brains of people in the know, to find if I'm
    > approaching this in the right way.
    >
    > I've been unable to use modules on my Alpha with 2.6.0-test*. modprobe
    > (from module-init-tools 0.9.15-pre3) would claim an invalid module
    > format, and the kernel would tell me "Unknown relocation: 1" Relocation
    > 1 on Alpha is R_ALPHA_REFLONG, and sure enough, readelf -r on one of the
    > modules showed many, many uses of it. From looking at
    > arch/alpha/kernel/module.c, it appeared that while R_ALPHA_REFQUAD was
    > handled, R_ALPHA_REFLONG was not. R_ALPHA_REFQUAD's handling looked
    > simple enough, so I made the change which is inlined below.

    Which gcc and binutils versions do you use? I've seen some variation
    in which relocations they produce.

    --
    Måns Rullgård
    mru@kth.se

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