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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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