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    SubjectRe: Lots of unexpected non-allocatable section warnings
    Hi Sam,

    On Mon, May 04, 2009 at 11:49:28AM +0200, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
    > On Mon, May 04, 2009 at 10:28:16AM +0200, Manuel Lauss wrote:
    > > Hi Sam,
    > >
    > > On Sun, May 03, 2009 at 10:29:39PM +0200, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
    > > > This is due to the SUSE specific section as you expected.
    > > > We ignore sections named ".comment" but not ".comment" sections
    > > > with something appended to the name.
    > >
    > >
    > > On a related note, I see tons of the following warnings cross-building for
    > > MIPS:
    > >
    > > WARNING: init/mounts.o (.mdebug.abi32): unexpected non-allocatable section.
    > > Did you forget to use "ax"/"aw" in a .S file?
    > > Note that for example <linux/init.h> contains
    > > section definitions for use in .S files.
    > >
    > > WARNING: init/mounts.o (.pdr): unexpected non-allocatable section.
    > > Did you forget to use "ax"/"aw" in a .S file?
    > > Note that for example <linux/init.h> contains
    > > section definitions for use in .S files.
    > >
    > >
    > > I added ".pdr" and ".mdebug*" to the whitelist; the resulting kernels still
    > > work. (gcc-4.3.3, binutils-2.19.1)
    >
    > Hi Manuel - thanks for reporting!
    >
    > Is your mips target little or big endian?
    > If it is a big-endian target (which I expect) then the right fix
    > is the patch posted by Anders.

    No, it's little-endian. Cross-compiling on x86_64 to mipsel.


    > In other words - what happens if you back out your change
    > and apply the appended patch.

    no change.

    (Did you attach the wrong patch? It does indentation fixes and adds a few
    more entries)

    Thanks!
    Manuel Lauss


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