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Date:	Sun, 8 Nov 2009 12:38:05 +0100
From:	Sam Ravnborg <sam@...nborg.org>
To:	mingo@...hat.com, hpa@...or.com, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	hare@...e.de, akpm@...ux-foundation.org, tglx@...utronix.de,
	mingo@...e.hu
Cc:	linux-tip-commits@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [tip:x86/urgent] x86: Add back _end symbol that is missing
	from Symbol.map

On Sun, Nov 08, 2009 at 11:07:12AM +0000, tip-bot for Hannes Reinecke wrote:
> Commit-ID:  d1e4d37b79e944f6351ae38eb1ca7c9f7b506e76
> Gitweb:     http://git.kernel.org/tip/d1e4d37b79e944f6351ae38eb1ca7c9f7b506e76
> Author:     Hannes Reinecke <hare@...e.de>
> AuthorDate: Wed, 4 Nov 2009 07:19:32 -0800
> Committer:  Ingo Molnar <mingo@...e.hu>
> CommitDate: Sun, 8 Nov 2009 12:05:03 +0100
> 
> x86: Add back _end symbol that is missing from Symbol.map
> 
> With 2.6.31 'crash' on x86_64 falls flat on its face as the
> '_end' symbol is missing from the System.map file.
> 
> The culprit is commit 091e52c3551d3031343df24b573b770b4c6c72b6,
> which moved the '_end' symbol into it's own section.  Apparently
> this causes kallsyms to not reference it properly.
> 
> So do not include _end in it's own section.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>
> Cc: Sam Ravnborg <sam@...nborg.org>
> Cc: <stable@...nel.org> # .31.x
> LKML-Reference: <200911041519.nA4FJWEW030164@...p1.linux-foundation.org>
> Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@...e.hu>

I'm afraid this will break a RELOCTABLE i386 kernel.

We fixed this up some time ago where we had to
move the symbol definition inside a section
to prevent the symbol being absolute.

	Sam
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