ACK: [Natty PATCH] UBUNTU: SAUCE: disable_nx should not be in __cpuinitdata section for X86_32

Stefan Bader stefan.bader at canonical.com
Thu Mar 29 15:42:54 UTC 2012


On 29.03.2012 15:29, Tim Gardner wrote:
> BugLink: http://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/968233
> 
> I noticed a section mismatch warning while building 3.2.0-20.33 for X86_32.
> 
>  AR      arch/x86/lib/lib.a
>   LD      vmlinux.o
>   MODPOST vmlinux.o
> WARNING: vmlinux.o(.text+0x187833): Section mismatch in reference from the function load_elf_binary() to the variable .cpuinit.data:disable_nx
> The function load_elf_binary() references
> the variable __cpuinitdata disable_nx.
> This is often because load_elf_binary lacks a __cpuinitdata
> annotation or the annotation of disable_nx is wrong.
> 
> load_elf_binary() is definitely called after initialization.
> 
> This code was added by 'UBUNTU: ubuntu: nx-emu - i386: NX emulation', so
> this is not an upstream problem.
> 
> Reported-by: Tetsuo Handa <from-ubuntu at I-love.SAKURA.ne.jp>
> Signed-off-by: Tim Gardner <tim.gardner at canonical.com>
> ---
>  arch/x86/mm/setup_nx.c |    4 ++++
>  1 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/arch/x86/mm/setup_nx.c b/arch/x86/mm/setup_nx.c
> index 90c9eff3..89fd946 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/mm/setup_nx.c
> +++ b/arch/x86/mm/setup_nx.c
> @@ -6,7 +6,11 @@
>  #include <asm/pgtable.h>
>  #include <asm/proto.h>
>  
> +#ifdef CONFIG_X86_32
> +int disable_nx; /* referenced by load_elf_binary() */
> +#else
>  int disable_nx __cpuinitdata;
> +#endif
>  
>  /*
>   * noexec = on|off


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