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Re: Recompiling the Fedora 3 Kernel - interessting ?



On Mon, Nov 15, 2004 at 06:29:10PM +0100, Frank wrote:
 > Hallo,
 > 
 > how about the 'Error: *** .text refers to 00000XXX' Descriptions ... is
 > this interessting for the builded Kernel ... yes rpmbuild does the Job
 > very good
 > 
 > Error: ./init/initramfs.o .text refers to 00000fc2
 > R_386_PC32        .init.text
 > Error: ./init/initramfs.o .text refers to 00000ff4
 > R_386_PC32        .init.text
 > Error: ./init/initramfs.o .text refers to 000013c4
 > R_386_PC32        .init.text
 > Error: ./init/main.o .text refers to 00000086
 > R_386_PC32        .init.text
 > Error: ./mm/bootmem.o .altinstructions refers to 00000000
 > R_386_32          .init.text
 > Error: ./mm/slab.o .text refers to 0000059e R_386_32          .init.data
 > Error: ./mm/slab.o .data refers to 00000138 R_386_32          .init.text
 > Error: ./mm/slab.o .altinstructions refers to 00000000
 > R_386_32          .init.text
 > Error: ./mm/slab.o .altinstructions refers to 0000000c
 > R_386_32          .init.text
 > Error: ./net/ipv4/netfilter/ip_nat_rule.o .data refers to 00000028
 > R_386_32          .init.data
 > Done

These are cases where we discard code/data, and then reference
it later, which is bad (nothing guaranteeing that memory won't
be stomped over by something else). Some of these are getting fixed upstream,
so at some point when we pull in the latest upstream, we'll
get a bunch of these fixed.

		Dave


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