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SubjectRe: Multiple symbols same address in vmlinux map file? huh?
On 6 Aug 2003, Andy Winton wrote:

> c0305a78 d emergency_lock
> c0305a78 d emergency_pages
>
> c0303100 d i8259A_irq_type
> c0303100 D i8259A_lock
>
> c0386628 B jiffies
> c0386628 B jiffies_64

For most of those, the explanation would be that you have zero-sized
symbols, for example a spinlock_t expands to an empty struct on an UP
build.

jiffies / jiffies_64 is a special case used to access the same variable as
a 32 vs 64 bit quantity. (see arch/*/vmlinux.lds*)

--Kai



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