Patchwork [7/8] powerpc: use new macro for .data.read_mostly section.

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Submitter Tim Abbott
Date April 30, 2009, 11:56 p.m.
Message ID <1241135777-9462-8-git-send-email-tabbott@mit.edu>
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Permalink /patch/26736/
State Changes Requested, archived
Delegated to: Benjamin Herrenschmidt
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Tim Abbott - April 30, 2009, 11:56 p.m.
.data.read_mostly should not need a separate output section; this
change moves it into the .data section.

Signed-off-by: Tim Abbott <tabbott@mit.edu>
Cc: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
Cc: Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org>
Cc: linuxppc-dev@ozlabs.org
---
 arch/powerpc/kernel/vmlinux.lds.S |    7 ++-----
 1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

Patch

diff --git a/arch/powerpc/kernel/vmlinux.lds.S b/arch/powerpc/kernel/vmlinux.lds.S
index f91d7c1..c982827 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/kernel/vmlinux.lds.S
+++ b/arch/powerpc/kernel/vmlinux.lds.S
@@ -1,3 +1,4 @@ 
+
 #ifdef CONFIG_PPC64
 #define PROVIDE32(x)	PROVIDE(__unused__##x)
 #else
@@ -227,6 +228,7 @@  SECTIONS
 		PAGE_ALIGNED_DATA
 		NOSAVE_DATA
 		CACHELINE_ALIGNED_DATA(L1_CACHE_BYTES)
+		READ_MOSTLY_DATA(L1_CACHE_BYTES)
 		DATA_DATA
 #ifdef CONFIG_PPC32
 		*(.sdata)
@@ -254,11 +256,6 @@  SECTIONS
 	_edata  =  .;
 	PROVIDE32 (edata = .);
 
-	. = ALIGN(L1_CACHE_BYTES);
-	.data.read_mostly : AT(ADDR(.data.read_mostly) - LOAD_OFFSET) {
-		*(.data.read_mostly)
-	}
-
 /*
  * And finally the bss
  */