Re: x86 embedded - Problem getting past 'move compressed kernel before decompression'

From: Graeme Russ
Date: Mon Mar 01 2010 - 14:41:17 EST

H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> On 03/01/2010 03:56 AM, Graeme Russ wrote:
>> I have done a little more digging. By adding an ascii string before
>> relocated: label, I am able to determine that the int3 after the relocated:
>> label exists in bzImage at offset 0x1C3FD7
>> EAX holds (for the jump) 0x5379d0 (different bzImage of course). The
>> contents of memory at this address is in bzImage at offset 0x1C09D7 - A
>> difference of 0x3600 (seems too even to be random)
>> I'm obviously doing something hideously wrong, but what?
> 0x3600 sounds like the size of the real-mode code in bzImage.

But what could I be doing to cause the miscalculation? From what I
understand, everything looks to be calculated at build time

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