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SubjectRe: 2.6.32 regression: unable to handle kernel paging request

On 12/24/2009 09:07 PM, Tim Blechmann wrote:
>>> as i said before, the configuration is not really uncommon ... the
>>> readelf output is attached.
>> Hmmm.... I think it's more convoluted than I originally thought. I
>> was expecting a missing section but in the broken case the linker has
>> assigned addresses to sections even though it was a relocatable link.
>> That's just strange.
>> Can you please post the output of "ld --version"? Also, what distro
>> are you on?
> i am not at that specific machine, but the distribution is the same as
> on my laptop, ubuntu 9.10, x86-64. i don't have any issues, running
> on my laptop, though ...
> GNU ld (GNU Binutils for Ubuntu) 2.20

Sections aren't supposed to have addresses assigned in relocatable
output and it of course breaks things. I'll try newer version of
binutils but at this point it looks like a linker bug. Can you please
report it to ubuntu too?



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