RE: Alpha Linux kernel fails with inconsistent kallsyms data
the new version in unstable works after installing here. So your fix seems
to not affect stability.
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> Subject: Alpha Linux kernel fails with inconsistent kallsyms data
> Hi folks
> The build of the Alpha Linux kernel currently fails with inconsistent
> kallsyms data. As I never saw that before, I thought about hardware
> problems. But in fact it is a bug in the Linux kernel.
> The end of the rodata section is marked with the "__end_rodata" symbol.
> This symbol have different aligning constraints than the inittext parts
> and therefor the start marked "_sinittext". Because of that the
> __end_rodata symbol shifts between < _sinittext and == _sinittext. The
> later variant is seen as a code symbol and recorded in the kallsyms
> On fix would be to move the exception table a little bit and get some
> space between that two areas.
> : http://buildd.debian.org/fetch.cgi?pkg=linux-
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