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SubjectRe: [crash, bisected] Re: [PATCH 3/4] x86_64: Fold pda into per cpu area
On Fri, 20 Jun 2008, Eric W. Biederman wrote:

> at __per_coup_load. But it is absolute Ugh.
>
> It might be worth saying something like.
> .data.percpu.start : AT(.data.percpu.dummy - LOAD_OFFSET) {
> DATA(0)
> . = ALIGN(align);
> __per_cpu_load = . ;
> }
> To make __per_cpu_load a relative symbol. ld has a bad habit of taking
> symbols out of empty sections and making them absolute. Which is why
> I added the DATA(0).
>
> Still I don't think that would be the 64bit problem.

Ahh.. Good idea. I had a long fight with the loader before it did the
right thing.



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