[PATCH] Fix module module_init/init_size offsets for v4.5 kernel

Kamalesh Babulal kamalesh at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Fri Oct 28 05:17:08 PDT 2016

On Friday 28 October 2016 12:06 PM, Atsushi Kumagai wrote:
>> >On Friday 28 October 2016 10:37 AM, Kamalesh Babulal wrote:
>>> >>Kernel commit 7523e4dc50 (module: use a structure to encapsulate layout.)
>>> >>encapsulates core_layout and init_layout into module_layout structure.
>>> >>
>>> >>commit fa6a75a93 (Fix module core base and size offset for kernel v4.5)
>>> >>fixes offset value calculation for core layout's base and size, whereas
>>> >>Kernel v4.5 module changes also needs fixing of module init_size and
>>> >>module_init for the makedumpfile to read the correct module address.
>>> >>
>>> >>This patch fixes calculation of offsets values for module init_size and
>>> >>module_init.
>>> >>
>>> >>Signed-off-by: Kamalesh Babulal<kamalesh at linux.vnet.ibm.com>
>>> >>Cc: Pratyush Anand<panand at redhat.com>
>> >
>> >Reviewed-by: Pratyush Anand<panand at redhat.com>
> Thanks, but I think Guenther posted the same fix which you can see
> in the devel branch:
> commit 32dd46803944959f78e01e7c4847c465efca99a6
> Author: Guenther Hutzl<hutzl at linux.vnet.ibm.com>
> Date:   Wed Jul 6 20:00:54 2016 +0900
>      [PATCH] Fix module init base and size offset for kernel v4.5

Thank you for pointing out the commit. Should I rebase future patch
against devel branch.


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