Re: Linux 3.5-rc7

From: Borislav Petkov
Date: Tue Jul 17 2012 - 15:40:15 EST

On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 09:07:40PM +0200, PaweÅ Sikora wrote:
> Hi,
> the modular kernel fails to build:
> (...)
> Building modules, stage 2.
> MODPOST 3571 modules
> WARNING: drivers/scsi/fcoe/libfcoe.o(.init.text+0x1f): Section mismatch in reference from the function init_module() to the function .exit.text:fcoe_transport_exit()
> The function __init init_module() references
> a function __exit fcoe_transport_exit().
> This is often seen when error handling in the init function
> uses functionality in the exit path.
> The fix is often to remove the __exit annotation of
> fcoe_transport_exit() so it may be used outside an exit section.
> WARNING: drivers/staging/ipack/bridges/tpci200.o(.data+0x28): Section mismatch in reference from the variable tpci200_pci_drv to the function .devexit.text:tpci200_pci_remove()
> The variable tpci200_pci_drv references
> the function __devexit tpci200_pci_remove()
> If the reference is valid then annotate the
> variable with __exit* (see linux/init.h) or name the variable:
> *driver, *_template, *_timer, *_sht, *_ops, *_probe, *_probe_one, *_console

Those are section mismatch warnings, see the help to

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