Andi Kleen wrote:
> What you need is a bootloader than can read uncompressed vmlinux directly,
> and use that for booting. Then you can always directly extract the System.map
> out of the vmlinux using nm or gdb.
And then pass this information to the soon to be running system via e.g.
an initrd ? I'm not sure this is a lot more efficient, and you've just
created yet another set of dependencies.
Also, I' very sceptical about anything that requires non-trivial updates
to all boot loaders.
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