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SubjectRe: [PATCH] fix: x86: remove cpu_vendor_dev
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...

YH


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