Commit 7d1d16e4 authored by Rusty Russell's avatar Rusty Russell Committed by Linus Torvalds

module: fix BUG_ON() for powerpc (and other function descriptor archs)

The rarely-used symbol_put_addr() needs to use dereference_function_descriptor
on powerpc.
Reported-by: default avatarPaul Mackerras <>
Signed-off-by: Rusty Russell <
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <>
parent 0a80fb10
......@@ -909,16 +909,18 @@ void __symbol_put(const char *symbol)
/* Note this assumes addr is a function, which it currently always is. */
void symbol_put_addr(void *addr)
struct module *modaddr;
unsigned long a = (unsigned long)dereference_function_descriptor(addr);
if (core_kernel_text((unsigned long)addr))
if (core_kernel_text(a))
/* module_text_address is safe here: we're supposed to have reference
* to module from symbol_get, so it can't go away. */
modaddr = __module_text_address((unsigned long)addr);
modaddr = __module_text_address(a);
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