Re: cpufreq stops working after a while

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Fri Aug 11 2006 - 15:16:58 EST

On Fri, 11 Aug 2006 15:10:16 -0400
Mark Lord <lkml@xxxxxx> wrote:

> >> WHY?
> >
> > cpufreq seems to have relatively frequent problems.
> >
> >> And how can I fix it?
> >
> > You could start by telling us which kernel versions are affected ;)
> Mmm.. since it appears to be related, kbuild dumps this out when building the kernel:
> WARNING: drivers/acpi/processor.o - Section mismatch: reference to from .text between 'acpi_processor_power_init' (at offset 0xf29) and 'acpi_processor_cst_has_changed'
> A possible source for the bug, or total red herring ?

An RH. acpi_processor_power_init() is actually non-buggy, due to its
interesting games with `first_run'.

A section error would usually trigger a wild oops if you're affected by it.
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