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SubjectRe: 2.5.68-bk11: .text.exit errors in .altinstructions
On Fri, May 02, 2003 at 08:52:29PM +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
> The only fix I know currently is to remove the .exit.text
> discard from arch/i386/ It'll increase the kernel
> text size slightly because functions that would only be needed
> for module unload in some drivers will be compiled in too.
> But it's probably not too bad, at worst a few KB.

What is that .altinstructions stuff?

I'm having a hard time to understand, what it should do, and why
it is desperately needed.


Ingo Oeser
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