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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Fix section mismatches in virtual framebuffer
Sorry, this patch is crap.

These structures can be freed cause they are struct and not struct*
But they should be __devinitdata.

I'm going to resend this and a couple of other fb-patches tomorrow.

Thanks

Randy Dunlap schrieb:

> [adding linux-fbdev mailing list]
>
> Acked-by: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com>
>
>
> On Wed, 24 Mar 2010 13:17:15 +0100 Henrik Kretzschmar wrote:
>
>
>> Both structs, vfb_default and vfb_fix, should not be freed,
>> since they are referenced and used by the struct fb_info of that device.
>>
>> WARNING: drivers/video/vfb.o(.devinit.text+0x13f): Section mismatch in
>> reference from the function vfb_probe() to the variable
>> .init.data:vfb_default
>> The function __devinit vfb_probe() references
>> a variable __initdata vfb_default.
>> If vfb_default is only used by vfb_probe then
>> annotate vfb_default with a matching annotation.
>>
>> WARNING: drivers/video/vfb.o(.devinit.text+0x162): Section mismatch in
>> reference from the function vfb_probe() to the variable
>> .init.data:vfb_fix
>> The function __devinit vfb_probe() references
>> a variable __initdata vfb_fix.
>> If vfb_fix is only used by vfb_probe then
>> annotate vfb_fix with a matching annotation.
>>
>> WARNING: drivers/video/vfb.o(.devinit.text+0x177): Section mismatch in
>> reference from the function vfb_probe() to the variable
>> .init.data:vfb_fix
>> The function __devinit vfb_probe() references
>> a variable __initdata vfb_fix.
>> If vfb_fix is only used by vfb_probe then
>> annotate vfb_fix with a matching annotation.
>>
>> WARNING: drivers/video/vfb.o(.devinit.text+0x184): Section mismatch in
>> reference from the function vfb_probe() to the (unknown reference)
>> .init.data:(unknown)
>> The function __devinit vfb_probe() references
>> a (unknown reference) __initdata (unknown).
>> If (unknown) is only used by vfb_probe then
>> annotate (unknown) with a matching annotation.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Henrik Kretzschmar <henne@nachtwindheim.de>
>> ---
>> drivers/video/vfb.c | 4 ++--
>> 1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/drivers/video/vfb.c b/drivers/video/vfb.c
>> index b8ab995..ae5796d 100644
>> --- a/drivers/video/vfb.c
>> +++ b/drivers/video/vfb.c
>> @@ -79,7 +79,7 @@ static void rvfree(void *mem, unsigned long size)
>> vfree(mem);
>> }
>>
>> -static struct fb_var_screeninfo vfb_default __initdata = {
>> +static struct fb_var_screeninfo vfb_default = {
>> .xres = 640,
>> .yres = 480,
>> .xres_virtual = 640,
>> @@ -101,7 +101,7 @@ static struct fb_var_screeninfo vfb_default __initdata = {
>> .vmode = FB_VMODE_NONINTERLACED,
>> };
>>
>> -static struct fb_fix_screeninfo vfb_fix __initdata = {
>> +static struct fb_fix_screeninfo vfb_fix = {
>> .id = "Virtual FB",
>> .type = FB_TYPE_PACKED_PIXELS,
>> .visual = FB_VISUAL_PSEUDOCOLOR,
>> --
>>
>
>
> ---
> ~Randy
>
>



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