Re: net/sunrpc/stats.c:204: undefined reference to `_GLOBAL_OFFSET_TABLE_'

From: Fengguang Wu
Date: Tue Oct 04 2016 - 00:33:41 EST

CC Michal. It looks like a microblaze specific error. I'll blacklist
this old error on microblaze if there are no good solutions.

Sorry for the noise!

On Fri, Sep 23, 2016 at 05:11:32PM -0400, Nicolas Pitre wrote:
On Thu, 22 Sep 2016, kbuild test robot wrote:

Hi Nicolas,

FYI, the error/warning still remains.

tree: master
head: 7d1e042314619115153a0f6f06e4552c09a50e13
commit: 461a5e51060c93f5844113f4be9dba513cc92830 do_div(): generic optimization for constant divisor on 32-bit machines
date: 10 months ago
config: microblaze-mmu_defconfig (attached as .config)
compiler: microblaze-linux-gcc (GCC) 6.2.0
wget -O ~/bin/make.cross
chmod +x ~/bin/make.cross
git checkout 461a5e51060c93f5844113f4be9dba513cc92830
# save the attached .config to linux build tree
make.cross ARCH=microblaze

All errors (new ones prefixed by >>):

net/built-in.o: In function `rpc_print_iostats':
>> net/sunrpc/stats.c:204: undefined reference to `_GLOBAL_OFFSET_TABLE_'
scripts/ line 52: 5714 Segmentation fault ${LD} ${LDFLAGS} ${LDFLAGS_vmlinux} -o ${2} -T ${lds} ${KBUILD_VMLINUX_INIT} --start-group ${KBUILD_VMLINUX_MAIN} --end-group ${1}

The problem must be at your end, especially if the toolchain exhibits
segmentation faults.

Following exactly the instructions above, I get:

LD vmlinux
SORTEX vmlinux
OBJCOPY arch/microblaze/boot/linux.bin
Building modules, stage 2.
MODPOST 3 modules
CC crypto/drbg.mod.o
CC crypto/echainiv.mod.o
CC crypto/jitterentropy_rng.mod.o
LD [M] crypto/jitterentropy_rng.ko
LD [M] crypto/drbg.ko
LD [M] crypto/echainiv.ko
Kernel: arch/microblaze/boot/linux.bin is ready (#1)