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Subject[PATCH for review] [2/48] i386: fix section mismatch warning in intel_cacheinfo

From: Sam Ravnborg <>

Fix following warning:
WARNING: arch/i386/kernel/built-in.o(.init.text+0x3818): Section mismatch: reference to .exit.text:cache_remove_dev (between 'cacheinfo_cpu_callback' and 'cache_sysfs_init')

It points out that a function marked __cpuexit is calling a function marked
__cpuinit => oops.

The call happens only in an error-condition which may explain why we have
not seen it before.

The offending function was not used anywhere else - so marked it __cpuexit.

Note: This warning triggers only with a local copy of modpost
but that version will soon be pushed out.

Signed-off-by: Sam Ravnborg <>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <>
Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <>

arch/i386/kernel/cpu/intel_cacheinfo.c | 2 +-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
Index: linux/arch/i386/kernel/cpu/intel_cacheinfo.c
--- linux.orig/arch/i386/kernel/cpu/intel_cacheinfo.c
+++ linux/arch/i386/kernel/cpu/intel_cacheinfo.c
@@ -746,7 +746,7 @@ static int __cpuinit cache_add_dev(struc
return retval;

-static void __cpuexit cache_remove_dev(struct sys_device * sys_dev)
+static void __cpuinit cache_remove_dev(struct sys_device * sys_dev)
unsigned int cpu = sys_dev->id;
unsigned long i;
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