Re: [patch 5/6] s390: .align 4096 statements in head.S

From: linux-os (Dick Johnson)
Date: Tue Jul 18 2006 - 09:31:24 EST

On Tue, 18 Jul 2006, Martin Schwidefsky wrote:

> On Tue, 2006-07-18 at 08:43 -0400, linux-os (Dick Johnson) wrote:
>> Hardcoading like that can cause hard to find errors. It looks like
>> you wrote something in 'C' and tried to use its assembly code. You
>> should know that you don't need ".fill" if you have correctly
>> allocated
>> data.
> Huh ?!? We are talking about head.S here. That is pure assembler, no C
> anywhere. It is the startup code of the kernel, and we do want to
> control where things end up.
> --
> blue skies,
> Martin.
> Martin Schwidefsky
> Linux for zSeries Development & Services
> IBM Deutschland Entwicklung GmbH

Yes, I know exactly what I am saying and I mentioned the reference
to 'C' because the ".Labels" start with ".L" as 'C' does it. Humans
generally use human-readable names.

If you BOTHERED to read the rest of the email, I instructed one
how to use the assembler 'gas' so I certainly know that it is not
'C'. Thank you.

Dick Johnson
Penguin : Linux version on an i686 machine (5592.63 BogoMips).
New book:

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