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Date:	Mon, 11 Aug 2014 09:25:08 -0700
From:	Guenter Roeck <linux@...ck-us.net>
To:	Stephen Rothwell <sfr@...b.auug.org.au>
CC:	Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@...nel.crashing.org>,
	Mahesh Salgaonkar <mahesh@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>,
	linuxppc-dev@...ts.ozlabs.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] powerpc: Fix "attempt to move .org backwards" error

On 08/10/2014 05:20 PM, Stephen Rothwell wrote:
> Hi Guenter,
>
> On Fri,  8 Aug 2014 22:22:12 -0700 Guenter Roeck <linux@...ck-us.net> wrote:
>>
>> Once again, we see
>>
>> arch/powerpc/kernel/exceptions-64s.S: Assembler messages:
>> arch/powerpc/kernel/exceptions-64s.S:865: Error: attempt to move .org backwards
>> arch/powerpc/kernel/exceptions-64s.S:866: Error: attempt to move .org backwards
>> arch/powerpc/kernel/exceptions-64s.S:890: Error: attempt to move .org backwards
>>
>> when compiling ppc:allmodconfig.
>>
>> This time the problem has been caused by to commit 0869b6fd209bda
>> ("powerpc/book3s: Add basic infrastructure to handle HMI in Linux"),
>> which adds functions hmi_exception_early and hmi_exception_after_realmode
>> into a critical (size-limited) code area, even though that does not appear
>> to be necessary.
>>
>> Move those functions to a non-critical area of the file.
>>
>> Cc: Mahesh Salgaonkar <mahesh@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
>> Signed-off-by: Guenter Roeck <linux@...ck-us.net>
>> ---
>> Compile tested with all ppc configurations.
>> The reported checkpatch error appears to be a false positive.
>
> Thanks.
>
> I have added that to my fixes tree for today.
>
Thanks!

Guenter

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