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    Subject[26/63] x86: Fix binutils-2.21 symbol related build failures
    2.6.38-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let us know.


    From: Sedat Dilek <>

    commit 2ae9d293b14d17f35eff624272cfecac7979a2ee upstream.
    [only 1/2 of the upstream commit was needed for stable - gkh]

    New binutils version started checking that the symbol
    parameter to the .size directive matches the entry name's
    symbol parameter, unearthing two mismatches:

    AS arch/x86/kernel/acpi/wakeup_rm.o
    arch/x86/kernel/acpi/wakeup_rm.S: Assembler messages:
    arch/x86/kernel/acpi/wakeup_rm.S:12: Error: .size expression with symbol `wakeup_code_start' does not evaluate to a constant

    arch/x86/kernel/entry_32.S: Assembler messages:
    arch/x86/kernel/entry_32.S:1421: Error: .size expression with
    symbol `apf_page_fault' does not evaluate to a constant

    The problem was discovered while using Debian's binutils
    ( and experimenting with binutils from

    Thanks Alexander and H.J. for the vital help.

    Signed-off-by: Sedat Dilek <>
    Cc: Alexander van Heukelum <>
    Cc: H.J. Lu <>
    Cc: Len Brown <>
    Cc: Pavel Machek <>
    Cc: Rafael J. Wysocki <>
    LKML-Reference: <>
    Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <>
    Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>

    arch/x86/kernel/entry_32.S | 2 +-
    1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

    --- a/arch/x86/kernel/entry_32.S
    +++ b/arch/x86/kernel/entry_32.S
    @@ -1413,7 +1413,7 @@ ENTRY(async_page_fault)
    jmp error_code


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