Re: [patches] [PATCH] [21/22] x86_64: Extend bzImage protocol for relocatable bzImage

From: Andi Kleen
Date: Mon Apr 30 2007 - 22:42:13 EST

On Mon, Apr 30, 2007 at 04:16:10PM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> >
> > I'm tempted to just reload the segments in setup.S, but that might
> > break loadlin support or one of the other bootloaders that starts the
> > kernel in 32bit mode so we need to be careful.
> >
> We already load all the segments in setup.S. I'm retaining this in my
> rewrite.

It's still unclear to me why exactly you want to rewrite it?
Are there any particular bugs in the current code you want to fix?

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