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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] ftrace, powerpc64: fix math to calculate offset in TOC

    * Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> wrote:

    >
    > On Mon, 9 Feb 2009, Ingo Molnar wrote:
    >
    > >
    > > * Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> wrote:
    > >
    > > >
    > > > Paul,
    > > >
    > > > I found the bug that was causing large modules to fail in setting
    > > > up dynamic ftrace. It wound up being a simple math error. To calculate
    > > > the offset in the TOC, I had used an OR, but the bottom half was
    > > > a signed extended short, and it should have been an addition.
    > > > The fix is in my tree below, as well as posted here.
    > >
    > > Looks like a .29 candidate?
    >
    > Ingo,
    >
    > I think Ben pulled them into their tree. The changes are specific to ppc,
    > and will probably get better user testing there. Unless you feel that we
    > have a bit of ppc testers using tip.

    no, that's fine - just wanted to make sure it goes upstream via some method.

    Ingo


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