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    SubjectRe: [LTP] [ANNOUNCE] gcov-kernel patches for Linux 2.6.25.
    Subrata Modak wrote:
    > Peter,
    >
    > There has been a recent concern that these Patches does not compile on
    > the x86_64 architecture. We recently had this problem with the 2.6.24
    > GCOV Patches. Do you have any fixes for this ?
    >
    > CC-ing Kamalesh, who reported this Problem. Kamalesh, can you please
    > exemplify your problem to Peter.

    When the gcov patches are applied to the kernels over the x86_64 machines,
    the kernel seg-faults during the bootup,

    Linux version 2.6.24-gcov-autokern1 (root@bl6-13.ltc.austin.ibm.com) (gcc version 4.1.1 20060525 (Red Hat 4.1.1-1)) #1 SMP Fri Apr 4 13:15:01 CDT 2008
    Command line: ro root=/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00 console=tty0 console=ttyS1,19200 selinux=no autobench_args: root=/dev/mapper/VolGroup00-LogVol00 ABAT:1207333349
    BIOS-provided physical RAM map:
    BIOS-e820: 0000000000000000 - 000000000009d400 (usable)
    BIOS-e820: 000000000009d400 - 00000000000a0000 (reserved)
    .
    .
    <snip>
    .
    .
    powernow-k8: Found 1 Dual Core AMD Opteron(tm) Processor 270 processors (4 cpu cores) (version 2.20.00)
    powernow-k8: MP systems not supported by PSB BIOS structure
    powernow-k8: MP systems not supported by PSB BIOS structure
    powernow-k8: MP systems not supported by PSB BIOS structure
    powernow-k8: MP systems not supported by PSB BIOS structure
    Freeing unused kernel memory: 456k freed
    Red Hat nash verinit[1]: segfault at ffffffff80ceccd8 rip ffffffffff60040c rsp 7fff05e68290 error 7
    sion 5.0.32 starKernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init!
    ting

    Please let me know, If any other information is reaquired.
    >
    > Regards--
    > Subrata
    >
    > On Mon, 2008-04-21 at 14:22 +0530, Subrata Modak wrote:
    >> Hi,
    >>
    >> GCOV-kernel patches for Linux 2.6.25 are now available for downloads
    >> at:
    >>
    >> http://ltp.cvs.sourceforge.net/ltp/utils/analysis/gcov-kernel/,
    >>
    >> You can use them for generating code coverage on 2.6,25.
    >>
    >> --
    >> Regards & Thanks--
    >> Subrata
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    --
    Thanks & Regards,
    Kamalesh Babulal,
    Linux Technology Center,
    IBM, ISTL.


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