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Date:	Sat, 19 Jan 2008 22:45:49 +0100
From:	Sam Ravnborg <>
To:	Randy Dunlap <>
Cc:	LKML <>,
	akpm <>
Subject: Re: Help needed to fix section mismatch warnings

> > 
> > 
> > > WARNING: vmlinux.o(.text+0x43524): Section mismatch: reference to .init.text: (between 'timer_cpu_notify' and 'msleep')
> > > WARNING: vmlinux.o(.text+0x4c6f6): Section mismatch: reference to .init.text: (between 'rcu_cpu_notify' and 'wakeme_after_rcu')
> > > WARNING: vmlinux.o(.text+0x51cbe): Section mismatch: reference to .init.text: (between 'hrtimer_cpu_notify' and 'down_read_trylock')
> > 
> > I'll post patches for the 3 above.  However, the rcu code in -mm
> > is quite different, so the rcu patch may have a short life.
> Hi Randy.
> Thanks for your efforts!

And I just reviewd the three patches. All oops triggers under special conditions.
It is stuff like this that makes me wonder why some people still say that the
Section mismatch warnings are not worth fixing?!?!?

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