amd64/131314: [modules] [panic] large modules fail to load on amd64

Andriy Gapon avg at
Mon Dec 6 18:10:12 UTC 2010

The following reply was made to PR amd64/131314; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Andriy Gapon <avg at>
To: "Kenneth D. Merry" <ken at>
Cc: bug-followup at
Subject: Re: amd64/131314: [modules] [panic] large modules fail to load on
Date: Mon, 06 Dec 2010 20:08:18 +0200

 on 06/12/2010 19:58 Kenneth D. Merry said the following:
 > The reason is, the module in question was already very large to start with,
 > and the table put it over the edge.  So the total amount of static data in
 > the module was probably a good bit larger than 800KB.
 OK, bumped the array size to ~7MB:
 0000000000000000 l     O .rodata        00000000006d6000 large3
 0000000000000020 l     O .data  00000000006d6000 large2
 0000000000000000 l     O .bss   00000000006d6000 large1
 Total module file size is ~14MB.
 Everything is OK still.
 Andriy Gapon

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