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SubjectRe: [PATCH] fix: x86: remove cpu_vendor_dev

* Yinghai Lu <yinghai@kernel.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 12:37 PM, Alexander van Heukelum
> <heukelum@mailshack.com> wrote:
> > x86_64-kernels after commit 10a434fcb "x86: remove cpu_vendor_dev"
> > crashed on qemu-system-x86_64 due to a typo in vmlinux_64.lds.S.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Alexander van Heukelum <heukelum@fastmail.fm>
> >
> > ---
> >
> > On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 06:41:33PM +0200, Alexander van Heukelum wrote:
> >> Moreover, a defconfig won't run :-/ (on qemu-system-x86_64).
> >> Bisection pointed to commit 10a434fcb "x86: remove cpu_vendor_dev".
> >> The kernel crashes early with a general protection fault in a call
> >> to strnlen. I have no idea what goes wrong, yet.
> >
> > It took quite some time, but I found the problem... I'll leave
> > the other one to you ;).
> >
> > Greetings,
> > Alexander
> >
> > arch/x86/kernel/vmlinux_64.lds.S | 2 +-
> > 1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/vmlinux_64.lds.S b/arch/x86/kernel/vmlinux_64.lds.S
> > index 201e81a..46e0544 100644
> > --- a/arch/x86/kernel/vmlinux_64.lds.S
> > +++ b/arch/x86/kernel/vmlinux_64.lds.S
> > @@ -172,8 +172,8 @@ SECTIONS
> > .x86_cpu_dev.init : AT(ADDR(.x86_cpu_dev.init) - LOAD_OFFSET) {
> > *(.x86_cpu_dev.init)
> > }
> > - SECURITY_INIT
> > __x86_cpu_dev_end = .;
> > + SECURITY_INIT
> >
> > . = ALIGN(8);
> > .parainstructions : AT(ADDR(.parainstructions) - LOAD_OFFSET) {
> >
>
> that is merging problem, Ingo should fix that already...

indeed. I've fixed it in tip/x86/traps by applying Alexander's patch.

Ingo


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