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    SubjectRe: zImage support in test3

    On 30 Jul 2000, H. Peter Anvin wrote:

    > > > Is the 0x90000 offset going back in or was it deliberately taken out for
    > > > the 2.4test releases just to make more people test bzImage?
    > > I think someone was just being careless.
    > No, it was quite intentional.

    No, changing it for the high_loaded case was intentional, but
    removing the assignment in the declaration leaves it uninitialized
    for the case

    if (free_mem_ptr < 0x100000) setup_normal_output_buffer();

    So when I boot a zImage it contains 0, and the first time the
    decompression needs to allocate new memory malloc() will say
    there's none left - boom.

    > This is to keep things from crashing with a
    > huge EBDA. THIS IS A VERY NECESSARY CHANGE.

    Yes, but initializing it for the "normal" case wouldn't hurt,
    would it... ?

    Kai

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