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SubjectRe: common RODATA in vmlinux.lds.h (2.5.59)
On Wed, Jan 22, 2003 at 01:32:10PM +0900, Miles Bader wrote:
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> [To be honest, I think the stuff with `LOAD_OFFSET' is a bit of a waste;
> it seems cleaner to just have archs define their own sections as
> appropriate, and use RODATA_CONTENTS directly -- it's the input sections
> and related symbols that are always changing (and so better centralized),
> after all, not the output sections.]

There were some reports of failed boots that boiled down to
mis-alignment of a single section.
With your suggestion we will end up in the same problem.
__start_ksymbtab will in some cases have a value less than the actual
start of the first symbol.

Sam
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