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    SubjectRe: inconsistent kallsyms data [2.6.11-mm2]
    On Sun, Mar 13, 2005 at 09:54:41AM +0100, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
    > On Thu, Mar 10, 2005 at 12:12:22PM +0000, Paulo Marques wrote:
    > > Paulo Marques wrote:
    > > >[...]
    > > >A simple and robust way is to do the sampling on a list of symbols
    > > >sorted by symbol name. This way, even if the symbol positions that are
    > > >given to scripts/kallsyms change, the symbols sampled will be the same.
    > > >
    > > >I'll do the patch to do this and send it ASAP.
    > >
    > > Ok, here it is.
    > >
    > > Dominik can you try the attached patch and see if it solves the problem?
    > Hi Paulo.
    > Alexander Stohr had similar problems with down and __sched_text_start.
    > I figured out that what was causing the troubles was the fact that the
    > linker generated symbol __sched_text_start changed value from pass 1 to
    > pass 2. The reason for this was the alingment used within that section.
    > My stamp on this is attached.
    > I never came around submitting this since I do not know what the correct
    > number for function alignment is on different paltforms.

    This patch fixes it on my (x86) system.

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