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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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