[3.5.y.z,extended,stable] Patch "x86/Sandy Bridge: mark arrays in __init functions as" has been added to staging queue

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Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski Feb. 4, 2013, 9:46 p.m.
This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled

    x86/Sandy Bridge: mark arrays in __init functions as

to the linux-3.5.y-queue branch of the 3.5.y.z extended stable tree 
which can be found at:


If you, or anyone else, feels it should not be added to this tree, please 
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From dae82d14eb76a42ca69510273093c243208273f1 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@linux.intel.com>
Date: Sun, 13 Jan 2013 20:36:39 -0800
Subject: [PATCH] x86/Sandy Bridge: mark arrays in __init functions as

commit ab3cd8670e0b3fcde7f029e1503ed3c5138e9571 upstream.

Mark static arrays as __initconst so they get removed when the init
sections are flushed.

Reported-by: Mathias Krause <minipli@googlemail.com>
Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/75F4BEE6-CB0E-4426-B40B-697451677738@googlemail.com
Signed-off-by: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@linux.intel.com>
Signed-off-by: Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski <herton.krzesinski@canonical.com>
 arch/x86/kernel/setup.c |    4 ++--
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)



diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/setup.c b/arch/x86/kernel/setup.c
index 36cf7fa..8ac6c8a 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/setup.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/setup.c
@@ -617,7 +617,7 @@  static bool __init snb_gfx_workaround_needed(void)
 	int i;
 	u16 vendor, devid;
-	static const u16 snb_ids[] = {
+	static const __initconst u16 snb_ids[] = {
@@ -649,7 +649,7 @@  static bool __init snb_gfx_workaround_needed(void)
 static void __init trim_snb_memory(void)
-	static const unsigned long bad_pages[] = {
+	static const __initconst unsigned long bad_pages[] = {