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SubjectRe: [BUG] linux-next: Tree for August 26 - Badness at kernel/notifier.c:25
On Thu, 2008-08-28 at 00:38 +1000, Stephen Rothwell wrote:
> Hi Arjan,
> On Thu, 28 Aug 2008 00:33:08 +1000 Stephen Rothwell <> wrote:
> >
> > The original reported trace was during setup_system which is very early in
> > the boot.
> But, of course, that version didn't have the necessary extra dereference
> of the function address ...
> And the later debug patch did not check the address at register time,
> only at notify time.
> The later trace also looks to be early in the boot.

It's isa_bridge_notify(), which is neither within _[se]text nor
_[se]inittext, so the core_kernel_text() function disavows it.

Where are __devinit functions supposed to end up?

$ egrep _[es]init\|_[es]text\|isa_bridge_notify
c000000000000000 T _stext
c00000000045d000 T _etext
c000000000463ca8 t .isa_bridge_notify
c00000000063a000 T _sinittext
c00000000067c3bc T _einittext
c00000000071fd80 d isa_bridge_notify

David Woodhouse Open Source Technology Centre Intel Corporation

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