svn commit: r214199 - stable/8

Andriy Gapon avg at
Fri Oct 22 08:46:23 UTC 2010

Author: avg
Date: Fri Oct 22 08:46:22 2010
New Revision: 214199

  add UPDATING entry for r214198: removed ld bug workaround
  This is a direct commit to the branch.


Modified: stable/8/UPDATING
--- stable/8/UPDATING	Fri Oct 22 08:42:44 2010	(r214198)
+++ stable/8/UPDATING	Fri Oct 22 08:46:22 2010	(r214199)
@@ -15,6 +15,14 @@ NOTE TO PEOPLE WHO THINK THAT FreeBSD 8.
 	debugging tools present in HEAD were left in place because
 	sun4v support still needs work to become production ready.
+	A workaround for a fixed ld bug has been removed in kernel code,
+	so make sure that your system ld is built from sources after
+	revision 211583 (r210245 if building stable/8 kernel on head,
+	r211584 for stable/7).  A symptom of incorrect ld version is
+	different addresses for set_pcpu section and __start_set_pcpu
+	symbol in kernel and/or modules.
 	A new version of ZFS (version 15) has been merged.
 	This version uses a python library for the following subcommands:

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