Re: section mismatch warnings in current git head for powerpc
From: Michael Ellerman
Date: Thu May 22 2008 - 21:03:24 EST
On Thu, 2008-05-22 at 11:22 -0600, Chris Friesen wrote:
> I got the following warnings when building current git head for powerpc
> LD net/ipv4/built-in.o
> LD drivers/scsi/built-in.o
> LD net/built-in.o
> LD drivers/built-in.o
> LD vmlinux.o
> MODPOST vmlinux.o
> WARNING: vmlinux.o(.text+0x73bc): Section mismatch in reference from the
> function .start_secondary_prolog() to the function
> The function .start_secondary_prolog() references
> the function __devinit .start_secondary().
> This is often because .start_secondary_prolog lacks a __devinit
> annotation or the annotation of .start_secondary is wrong.
start_secondary_prolog() is in asm, so I don't know what you're supposed
to do with that.
> WARNING: vmlinux.o(.text+0x260a8): Section mismatch in reference from
> the function .pci_dn_reconfig_notifier() to the function
> The function .pci_dn_reconfig_notifier() references
> the function __devinit .update_dn_pci_info().
> This is often because .pci_dn_reconfig_notifier lacks a __devinit
> annotation or the annotation of .update_dn_pci_info is wrong.
I think ïpci_dn_reconfig_notifier() could be __devinit, but it's not
clear because the code that calls it is not __devinit or conditional on
HOTPLUG, eventhough in practice I think it is only used for hotplug.
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