RE: gate.S and recent toolchains

From: Chen, Kenneth W <>
Date: 2006-03-30 04:14:56
Russ Anderson wrote on Wednesday, March 29, 2006 8:51 AM
> > Basically I am unable to build a kernel from Linus' git tree on one
> > system since Monday morning, whereas it boots fine if I build it on an
> > older system. I tried installing an older toolchain on this box but it
> > still didn't seem to make a difference. The system boots, calls init and
> > I most often get the message "INIT: 2.85 booting", then a hang. In some
> > instances I don't even get the INIT message.
> It builds and boots on all the machines I have tried,
> including the same build and boot machines Jes uses.
> Jes can't get it to work, I can't get it to fail.

Russ, do you reference __mca_table at run time?  It looks like so.  It's
problematic that __mca_table is in __init section.  Though I doubt that
was the reason Jes ran into.

- Ken
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