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SubjectRe: Bug#609371: linux-image-2.6.37-trunk-sparc64: module scsi_mod: Unknown relocation: 36
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On Wed, 2011-01-19 at 11:15 -0500, Mathieu Desnoyers wrote:
> * Steven Rostedt (rostedt@goodmis.org) wrote:
> > After applying David's "remove align" patch, I got it to boot on x86_64
> > with the following two patches. I thought just adding the "align" to the
> > structure declaration would work, but it still failed on the syscall for
> > init_module. By removing the double "declaration" of event_exit_##sname,
> > removed this problem.
> >
> > I'll test this on x86 32bit and PPC 64. If it works there, I'll push all
> > of them out for 38. Should these go to 37 stable too?
>
> Please hold before adding these patches into git. They don't seem to address the
> underlying problem correctly. See the latest exchanges between David Miller and
> myself for more info.
>
> We need to come up with something better than "it boots" as an explanation for
> the fix.

Yes, I agree that we should solve this issue correctly. But if there is
a work around to the problem, we could implement that if the real
solution is not in our grasp yet.

-- Steve




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