[PATCH 07/32] arm: delete __cpuinit/__CPUINIT usage from all ARM users

Paul Gortmaker paul.gortmaker at windriver.com
Tue Jul 2 13:53:00 EDT 2013

[Re: [PATCH 07/32] arm: delete __cpuinit/__CPUINIT usage from all ARM users] On 02/07/2013 (Tue 09:58) Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:

> On Tue, Jul 02, 2013 at 04:52:00PM +0800, Joseph Lo wrote:
> > I just tested this series on Tegra platform. It looks broken CPU hotplug
> > function for Tegra at least. The CPU can't plug-in after unplugging. And
> > the system resume function also not working when "enable_nonboot_cpus".
> > 
> > Both of the issue cause system hang up. Are we missing something for
> > __cpuinit removal work?
> Check that any assembly code you're using where the __CPUINIT* marker has
> been removed is not preceded by an __INIT or similar.   This code needs
> to end up in the normal .text, .data or .bss sections now.

Yes, As Russell says it is entirely possible that the earlier section
was __INIT and there was already a missing __FINIT (or .previous).

Hence what was __cpuinit got grandfathered into __INIT instead of

I'm offline at the moment but will double check myself later this
evening if nothing obvious has been found by then.


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