Re: gate.S and recent toolchains

From: Jes Sorensen <>
Date: 2006-03-30 05:03:14
Chen, Kenneth W wrote:
> 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.

Hi Ken,

I actually noticed that earlier and tried moving it around, but it made
no difference. I forgot it again in the noise.

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