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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4.14 00/75] 4.14.5-stable review
On Sat, Dec 9, 2017 at 7:45 AM, Greg Kroah-Hartman
<gregkh@linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 09, 2017 at 03:34:24AM +0000, Ivan Kozik wrote:
>> 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?

I believe it is a new issue, because I have a 4.14.4 build and an
NVIDIA DKMS log for that 4.14.4 showing build success.

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

That was my guess too, but I did not verify.

Thanks,

Ivan

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