linux-next: omap2plus_defconfig does not build

Gadiyar, Anand gadiyar at
Tue Oct 19 14:33:11 EDT 2010

On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 10:45 PM, Tony Lindgren <tony at> wrote:
> * Anand Gadiyar <gadiyar at> [101013 06:14]:
>> Building omap2plus_defconfig (which enables support for
>> OMAP2420/2430/OMAP3
>> and OMAP4 in one image), I get the following build error.
>>   CC      arch/arm/kernel/swp_emulate.o
>> /tmp/ccg979qz.s: Assembler messages:
>> /tmp/ccg979qz.s:343: Error: selected processor does not support ARM mode
>> `ldrexb r6,[r5]'
>> /tmp/ccg979qz.s:344: Error: selected processor does not support ARM mode
>> `strexb r1,r3,[r5]'
>> make[1]: *** [arch/arm/kernel/swp_emulate.o] Error 1
>> make: *** [arch/arm/kernel] Error 2
>> I'm using CodeSourcery's 2010q1-202 toolchain based on gcc 4.4.1.
>> I haven't been following the lists closely the last few days, so I'm not
>> sure if this is a known issue. Just reporting it for now.
> This seems to be related to "ARM: Add SWP/SWPB emulation for ARMv7 processors (v5)"
> where SWP_EMULATE is selected by default. For the omap2plus_defconfig in for-next
> we now have CPU_V6 and CPU_V7 set with SMP and SMP_ON_UP.

I had forgotten I'd reported this earlier. I reported the build break
again today, and Catalin provided this patch [1] which solves the
build issue.

- Anand


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