[uClinux-dev] Re: [microblaze-uclinux] Re: [Uclinux-dist-devel] [PATCH 1/2 v2] FLAT: split the stack & data alignments

David McCullough david_mccullough at mcafee.com
Thu May 27 19:15:38 EDT 2010


Jivin Mike Frysinger lays it down ...
> On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 04:24, Michal Simek wrote:
> > Mike Frysinger wrote:
> >> The stack and data have different alignment requirements, so don't force
> >> them to wear the same shoe. ??Increase the data alignment to match that
> >> which the elf2flt linker script has always been using: 0x20 bytes. ??Not
> >> only does this bring the kernel loader in line with the toolchain, but
> >> it also fixes a swath of gcc tests which try to force larger alignment
> >> values but randomly fail when the FLAT loader fails to deliver.
> >>
> >> Signed-off-by: Mike Frysinger <vapier at gentoo.org>
> >
> > Solve the problem on Microblaze:
> >
> > Tested-by: Michal Simek <monstr at monstr.eu>
> >
> > Who will add it to mainline?
> 
> if we can get the misc nommu peeps to agree on this (looking mostly at
> David [McCullough] and Greg), then akpm will most likely expedite the
> merge.  i like to think they're the best FLAT experts out there ;).

Did the latest patch include the changes Paul requested.

It looks like it to me,  I've just been a bit distracted.  If so I'll send
in an Ack.

Cheers,
Davidm

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