Re: 2.6.18-rc3-mm2 (+ hotfixes): GPF related to skge on suspend

From: Keith Owens
Date: Sun Aug 13 2006 - 21:08:09 EST

Andrew Morton (on Sun, 13 Aug 2006 18:06:02 -0700) wrote:
>On Mon, 14 Aug 2006 10:54:21 +1000
>Keith Owens <kaos@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> >Code: 44 8b 28 c7 45 d0 00 00 00 00 45 85 ed 0f 89 29 fb ff ff e9
>> >Error (Oops_bfd_perror): /tmp/ksymoops.0lrVNY Invalid bfd target
>> >
>> >box:/home/akpm> rpm -qi ksymoops
>> >Name : ksymoops Relocations: (not relocatable)
>> >Version : 2.4.11 Vendor: (none)
>> >Release : 1 Build Date: Sat Jan 8 05:43:45 2005
>> >Install Date: Wed Jun 28 16:59:45 2006 Build Host:
>> >Group : Utilities/System Source RPM: ksymoops-2.4.11-1.src.rpm
>> Back in 2000 there were a lot of version problems between ksymoops and
>> libbfd and libiberty, so I statically link against these libraries when
>> I build the rpm. You have an i386 version of ksymoops, which was built
>> against an i386 only version of libbfd, it does not support target
>> elf64-x86-64. Grab the ksymoops src.rpm and rebuild on x86_64, or use
>> a binary rpm from an x86_64 distribution.
>But would such a binary be able to decode i386 oopses?

It depends on your versions of bfdutils and binutils. ksymoops does
not decode the object itself, it uses bfd and objdump to do the work.
FWIW, the version of ksymoops in suselinux 10.0 for x86_64 will handle
both i386 and x86_64.

>fails to build, btw. Had to do s/Copyright/License/ in the spec file.

Ah, the joys of changing RPM standards.

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