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SubjectRe: [BUILD FAILURE] 2.6.24-git7 section type conflict at various drivers on powerpc
On Wed, Jan 30, 2008 at 09:49:59PM +0530, Kamalesh Babulal wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Following are the different build failure with 2.6.24-git7 kernel on the powerpc
>
> drivers/net/typhoon.c:181: error: typhoon_card_info causes a section type conflict
> make[2]: *** [drivers/net/typhoon.o] Error 1
>
> drivers/net/natsemi.c:259: error: natsemi_pci_info causes a section type conflict
> make[2]: *** [drivers/net/natsemi.o] Error 1
>
> drivers/net/bnx2.c:95: error: board_info causes a section type conflict
> make[2]: *** [drivers/net/bnx2.o] Error 1
>
> drivers/net/via-velocity.c:454: error: velocity_id_table causes a section type conflict
> make[2]: *** [drivers/net/via-velocity.o] Error 1

A quick look told me that they are all caused by const data
annotated with __devinitdata.
Try replacing all annotations of const variables
from __devinitdata to __devinitconst.

Sam


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