RE: [Suggestion] PowerPC: kernel: cross compiling issue withallmodconfig

From: Yoder Stuart-B08248
Date: Fri Mar 22 2013 - 15:17:38 EST

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Neuling [mailto:mikey@xxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Thursday, March 21, 2013 6:21 PM
> To: Chen Gang F T; Yoder Stuart-B08248; Kumar Gala
> Cc: Chen Gang; Benjamin Herrenschmidt; sfr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; paulus@xxxxxxxxx; matt@xxxxxxxxxx;
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> Subject: Re: [Suggestion] PowerPC: kernel: cross compiling issue with allmodconfig
> Chen Gang F T <chen.gang.flying.transformer@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > it seems:
> > only move slb_miss_realmode to the end, can fix this issue without negative effect.
> So this works but uncovers a new bug.
> Stuart: if you apply this patch allmodconfig now gets this build error
> on linux-next.
> arch/powerpc/kernel/built-in.o: In function `restore_pblist_ptr':
> ftrace.c:(.toc+0xd78): undefined reference to `epapr_ev_idle_start'
> ftrace.c:(.toc+0xd88): undefined reference to `epapr_ev_idle'
> make[1]: *** [vmlinux] Error 1
> Reverting your patch below fixes this:
> commit f070986a07e514e3b4fc4aef6551b8dffcb19287
> Author: Stuart Yoder <stuart.yoder@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Fri Feb 8 13:22:56 2013 -0600
> powerpc: Add paravirt idle loop for 64-bit Book-E
> Signed-off-by: Stuart Yoder <stuart.yoder@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Kumar Gala <galak@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Should we revert your patch or can you send a fix? This is currently
> broken in linux-next (at least next-20130321).

Sent a patch that resolves this. Not completely happy with it
because of the added #ifdefs, but not sure how else to resolve
this. allmodconfig is creating config combinations that don't
happen in a normal build (at least currently)-- 64-bit build
that enables EPAPR_PARAVIRT but not PPC_BOOK3E_64.

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