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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 01/10] x86/iommu: Add IOMMU_INIT macros, .iommu_table section, and iommu_table_entry structure.
    On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 10:38:44AM -0400, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
    > On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 08:19:13PM +0200, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
    > > > diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/vmlinux.lds.S b/arch/x86/kernel/vmlinux.lds.S
    > > > index d0bb522..b92e040 100644
    > > > --- a/arch/x86/kernel/vmlinux.lds.S
    > > > +++ b/arch/x86/kernel/vmlinux.lds.S
    > > > @@ -260,6 +260,13 @@ SECTIONS
    > > > *(.altinstr_replacement)
    > > > }
    > > >
    > > > + .iommu_table : AT(ADDR(.iommu_table) - LOAD_OFFSET) {
    > > > + __iommu_table = .;
    > > > + *(.iommu_table)
    > > > + . = ALIGN(8);
    > > > + __iommu_table_end = .;
    > > > + }
    > > > +
    > >
    > > So we have yet another magic section in vmlinux.lds.S
    > > A nice comemnt that expalins what this is used for and why
    > > it is discardable etc. would be nice.
    > >
    > > Lots of magic sections in same file miss this,
    > > but thats not an example to follwow.
    >
    > Sure. Will provide one and also explain the other sections that I am
    > familiar with.

    Appreciated - thanks!

    Sam


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