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Date:	Sat, 4 Jan 2014 14:42:39 -0800
From:	"tip-bot for H. Peter Anvin" <>
Subject: [tip:x86/build] x86, boot: Move intcall()
  to the .inittext section

Commit-ID:  6f34152f54bcf63a49ea701643c81f5b2168fec8
Author:     H. Peter Anvin <>
AuthorDate: Sat, 4 Jan 2014 14:29:08 -0800
Committer:  H. Peter Anvin <>
CommitDate: Sat, 4 Jan 2014 14:29:08 -0800

x86, boot: Move intcall() to the .inittext section

The .inittext section tries to aggregate all functions which are
needed to get a message out in the case of a load failure.  However,
putchar() uses intcall(), so intcall() should be in the .inittext

Signed-off-by: H. Peter Anvin <>
 arch/x86/boot/bioscall.S | 4 ++--
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/boot/bioscall.S b/arch/x86/boot/bioscall.S
index 5077937..d401b4a 100644
--- a/arch/x86/boot/bioscall.S
+++ b/arch/x86/boot/bioscall.S
@@ -1,6 +1,6 @@
 /* -----------------------------------------------------------------------
- *   Copyright 2009 Intel Corporation; author H. Peter Anvin
+ *   Copyright 2009-2014 Intel Corporation; author H. Peter Anvin
  *   This file is part of the Linux kernel, and is made available under
  *   the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 or (at your
@@ -14,7 +14,7 @@
-	.text
+	.section ".inittext","ax"
 	.globl	intcall
 	.type	intcall, @function
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