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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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