Re: Linux 2.6.23-rc8 (build failure from -rc1)

From: Badari Pulavarty
Date: Tue Sep 25 2007 - 12:54:27 EST

On Mon, 2007-09-24 at 17:46 -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> Ok, I think I'm getting close to releasing a real 2.6.23. Things seem to
> have calmed down, and I think Thomas Gleixner may have found the
> suspend/resume regression that has dogged us for a while, so I'm feeling
> happy about things.
> Of course, me feeling happy is usually immediately followed by some nasty
> person finding new problems, but I'll just ignore that and enjoy the
> feeling anyway, however fleeting it may be.

I don't want to be the "nasty" person, but one of my machines doesn't
like 2.6.23-rc8. Infact, 2.6.23-rc1 was the first kernel this is broken.
(I didn't get hands on this machine till now).

Since my other x86-64 machines are doing fine, I am going to blame it
on my machine specific config :)


elm3a242:/usr/src/linux-2.6.23-rc8 # make -j4 bzImage
CHK include/linux/version.h
CHK include/linux/utsrelease.h
CALL scripts/
CHK include/linux/compile.h
SYSCALL arch/x86_64/vdso/
linux/bin/ld: section .text [ffffffffff700500 -> ffffffffff700797]
overlaps section .dynstr [ffffffffff7004b8 -> ffffffffff700510]
collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
make[1]: *** [arch/x86_64/vdso/] Error 1
make: *** [arch/x86_64/vdso] Error 2
make: *** Waiting for unfinished jobs....

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