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Subject[PATCH] modpost: add .text.fixup to OTHER_TEXT_SECTIONS
Two correct patches for the 4.1 release clashed in a way that
caused modpost to fail badly, with hundreds warnings like

WARNING: vmlinux.o(__ex_table+0x1014): Section mismatch in reference from the (unknown reference) (unknown) to the (unknown reference) .text.fixup:(unknown)

The fix, as suggested by the warnings, is to add the new .text.fixup
section into the OTHER_TEXT_SECTIONS list.

Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <>
Fixes: 52dc0595d540 ("modpost: handle relocations mismatch in __ex_table")
Fixes: c4a84ae39b4a ("ARM: 8322/1: keep .text and .fixup regions closer together")
The mostpost patch has not made it into 4.1 yet, so it's probably best to
add this fix on top of that to avoid breaking when Linus pulls it in.

diff --git a/scripts/mod/modpost.c b/scripts/mod/modpost.c
index cbd53e08769d..dd7efba020a1 100644
--- a/scripts/mod/modpost.c
+++ b/scripts/mod/modpost.c
@@ -876,7 +876,7 @@ static void check_section(const char *modname, struct elf_info *elf,
#define TEXT_SECTIONS ".text", ".text.unlikely", ".sched.text", \
#define OTHER_TEXT_SECTIONS ".ref.text", ".head.text", ".spinlock.text", \
- ".fixup", ".entry.text"
+ ".fixup", ".text.fixup", ".entry.text"

#define INIT_SECTIONS ".init.*"
#define MEM_INIT_SECTIONS ".meminit.*"

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