lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2007]   [Jul]   [1]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
Patch in this message
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: 2.6.22-rc6-mm1: Xen: WARNING: Absolute relocations present
Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@goop.org> writes:
>
>
>> Adrian Bunk wrote:
>>
>>> <-- snip -->
>>>
>>> ...
>>> RELOCS arch/i386/boot/compressed/vmlinux.relocs
>>> WARNING: Absolute relocations present
>>> Offset Info Type Sym.Value Sym.Name
>>> c0101f80 020c6501 R_386_32 00000000 xen_irq_disable_direct_reloc
>>> c0101f9a 0221ea01 R_386_32 00000000 xen_save_fl_direct_reloc
>>> ...
>>>
>>> <-- snip -->
>>>
>>>
>> Hm. Those are false alarms. I guess I could do something to hide them, but
>> there's nothing inherently wrong with correctly used abs symbols. Is there
>> someway to whitelist them?
>>
>
> Yes. Just add them to arch/i386/boot/compressed/relocs.c safe_abs_syms.
>

OK, how's this?

Subject: xen: suppress abs symbol warnings for unused reloc pointers

The Xen code generates some abs symbols which are OK from a relocation
perspective.

Signed-off-by: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xensource.com>
Cc: Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de>

---
arch/i386/boot/compressed/relocs.c | 2 ++
1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)
===================================================================
--- a/arch/i386/boot/compressed/relocs.c
+++ b/arch/i386/boot/compressed/relocs.c
@@ -31,6 +31,8 @@ static const char* safe_abs_relocs[] = {
"__kernel_rt_sigreturn",
"__kernel_sigreturn",
"SYSENTER_RETURN",
+ "xen_irq_disable_direct_reloc",
+ "xen_save_fl_direct_reloc",
};

static int is_safe_abs_reloc(const char* sym_name)

-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2007-07-01 18:35    [from the cache]
©2003-2011 Jasper Spaans