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Subject[PATCH 14/14] x86: Use macros for .data.page_aligned.
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.data.page_aligned should not need a separate output section.  So, as
part of this cleanup I moved it into the .data output section in the
linker scripts in order to eliminate unnecessary references to the
section name.

Signed-off-by: Tim Abbott <tabbott@mit.edu>
Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>
---
arch/x86/kernel/head_32.S | 2 +-
arch/x86/kernel/vmlinux_32.lds.S | 6 +-----
arch/x86/kernel/vmlinux_64.lds.S | 6 +-----
3 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 11 deletions(-)
diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/head_32.S b/arch/x86/kernel/head_32.S
index 9694aee..ad0510d 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/head_32.S
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/head_32.S
@@ -636,7 +636,7 @@ ENTRY(empty_zero_page)
* This starts the data section.
*/
#ifdef CONFIG_X86_PAE
-.section ".data.page_aligned","wa"
+__PAGE_ALIGNED_DATA
/* Page-aligned for the benefit of paravirt? */
.align PAGE_SIZE_asm
ENTRY(swapper_pg_dir)
diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/vmlinux_32.lds.S b/arch/x86/kernel/vmlinux_32.lds.S
index a57d39c..b458ab4 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/vmlinux_32.lds.S
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/vmlinux_32.lds.S
@@ -61,6 +61,7 @@ SECTIONS
/* writeable */
. = ALIGN(PAGE_SIZE);
.data : AT(ADDR(.data) - LOAD_OFFSET) { /* Data */
+ PAGE_ALIGNED_DATA
DATA_DATA
CONSTRUCTORS
} :data
@@ -73,11 +74,6 @@ SECTIONS
__nosave_end = .;
}

- . = ALIGN(PAGE_SIZE);
- .data.page_aligned : AT(ADDR(.data.page_aligned) - LOAD_OFFSET) {
- *(.data.page_aligned)
- }
-
. = ALIGN(32);
.data.cacheline_aligned : AT(ADDR(.data.cacheline_aligned) - LOAD_OFFSET) {
*(.data.cacheline_aligned)
diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/vmlinux_64.lds.S b/arch/x86/kernel/vmlinux_64.lds.S
index 9b52841..056db9a 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/vmlinux_64.lds.S
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/vmlinux_64.lds.S
@@ -64,6 +64,7 @@ SECTIONS
. = ALIGN(PAGE_SIZE);
/* Data */
.data : AT(ADDR(.data) - LOAD_OFFSET) {
+ PAGE_ALIGNED_DATA
DATA_DATA
CONSTRUCTORS
/* End of data section */
@@ -157,11 +158,6 @@ SECTIONS
*(.data.init_task)
} :data.init

- .data.page_aligned : AT(ADDR(.data.page_aligned) - LOAD_OFFSET) {
- . = ALIGN(PAGE_SIZE);
- *(.data.page_aligned)
- }
-
.smp_locks : AT(ADDR(.smp_locks) - LOAD_OFFSET) {
/* might get freed after init */
. = ALIGN(PAGE_SIZE);
--
1.6.2.1


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