Bug 8964

Summary: __param_proto causes a section type conflict with gcc-4.2 (only on alpha/ia64)
Product: Other Reporter: Christian Heim (phreak)
Component: OtherAssignee: other_other
Status: RESOLVED CODE_FIX    
Severity: normal CC: kernel, sam
Priority: P1    
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Kernel Version: any Tree: Mainline
Regression: ---
Attachments: kconfig for Linux 2.6.23-rc4 (alpha)
compile log for Linux 2.6.23-rc4 (alpha)
kconfig for Linux 2.6.23-rc4 (ia64)
compile log for Linux 2.6.23-rc4 (ia64)

Description Christian Heim 2007-09-01 05:17:17 UTC
Most recent kernel where this bug did not occur: none known.
Tested kernels: 2.6.20-2.6.23-rc5
Distribution: Gentoo
Hardware Environment: ia64, alpha
Software Environment: 

alpha:
Linux monolith 2.6.21.6 #1 SMP Wed Jul 11 20:01:28 CEST 2007 alpha EV68AL Tsunami GNU/Linux
 
Gnu C                  4.2.0
Gnu make               3.81
binutils               Binutils
util-linux             2.12r
mount                  2.12r
module-init-tools      3.2.2
e2fsprogs              1.40.2
Linux C Library        6.1
Dynamic linker (ldd)   2.6.1
Procps                 3.2.7
Net-tools              1.60
Kbd                    1.13
Sh-utils               6.9
udev                   114
Modules Loaded         ide_cd cdrom generic ohci_hcd usbcore alim15x3 ide_core sg

ia64:

Linux i2 2.6.22-gentoo-r2 #1 SMP PREEMPT Wed Aug 1 14:36:43 UTC 2007 ia64 31 GenuineIntel GNU/Linux
 
Gnu C                  4.2.0
Gnu make               3.81
binutils               2.17
util-linux             2.12r
mount                  2.12r
module-init-tools      3.2.2
e2fsprogs              1.39
Linux C Library        2.5
Dynamic linker (ldd)   2.5
Procps                 3.2.7
Net-tools              1.60
Kbd                    1.12
Sh-utils               6.9
udev                   104
Modules Loaded         tg3

Problem Description:

When compiling the kernel with gcc-4.2.0 on alpha/ia64, the compilation will fail due to __param_proto causing a section type conflict.
Comment 1 Christian Heim 2007-09-01 05:17:57 UTC
Created attachment 12653 [details]
kconfig for Linux 2.6.23-rc4 (alpha)
Comment 2 Christian Heim 2007-09-01 05:18:24 UTC
Created attachment 12654 [details]
compile log for Linux 2.6.23-rc4 (alpha)
Comment 3 Christian Heim 2007-09-01 05:18:44 UTC
Created attachment 12655 [details]
kconfig for Linux 2.6.23-rc4 (ia64)
Comment 4 Christian Heim 2007-09-01 05:19:08 UTC
Created attachment 12656 [details]
compile log for Linux 2.6.23-rc4 (ia64)
Comment 5 Daniel Drake 2007-09-01 06:30:09 UTC
Original bug report is at https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=187175
Comment 6 Andrew Morton 2008-02-08 14:45:09 UTC
Merged moduleparam-fix-alpha-ia64-and-ppc64-compile-failures.patch into -mm.