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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4.14 00/75] 4.14.5-stable review
On Sat, Dec 09, 2017 at 03:34:24AM +0000, Ivan Kozik wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 7, 2017 at 1:07 PM, Greg Kroah-Hartman
> <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
> > This is the start of the stable review cycle for the 4.14.5 release.
> > There are 75 patches in this series, all will be posted as a response
> > to this one. If anyone has any issues with these being applied, please
> > let me know.
> >
> > Responses should be made by Sat Dec 9 13:07:57 UTC 2017.
> > Anything received after that time might be too late.
>
> I saw no problems on 8 of 9 machines, but the last one had a problem
> because it used NVIDIA drivers (387); DKMS reported:
>
> FATAL: modpost: GPL-incompatible module nvidia-drm.ko uses GPL-only
> symbol 'ex_handler_refcount'
> //usr/src/linux-headers-4.14.0-11-common/scripts/Makefile.modpost:92:
> recipe for target '__modpost' failed
> make[3]: *** [__modpost] Error 1

Is this a new issue? Does 4.14.4 have this issue?

> The drivers built fine after rebuilding Linux with [PATCH]
> locking/refcounts: Do not force refcount_t usage as GPL-only export
> https://lkml.org/lkml/2017/12/4/1110
>
> which appears to be in Linus' tree as b562c171cf011d297059bd0265742eb5fab0ad2f

Odd, is 564c9cc84e2a ("locking/refcounts, x86/asm: Use unique .text
section for refcount exceptions") causing this?

thanks,

greg k-h

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