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    SubjectRe: [CFT] ELF Relocatable x86 and x86_64 bzImages
    On Mon, Jul 31, 2006 at 10:19:04AM -0600, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
    > I have spent some time and have gotten my relocatable kernel patches
    > working against the latest kernels. I intend to push this upstream
    > shortly.
    > Could all of the people who care take a look and test this out
    > to make certain that it doesn't just work on my test box?
    Hi Eric,

    Currently I am testing your patches on i386. With CONFIG_RELOCATABLE=y
    kernel boots fine and kexec also works.

    But my kernel hangs on kexec on panic case. It hangs early in
    decompress_kernel(). Kernel hangs at following condition.

    + if (((u32)output - CONFIG_PHYSICAL_START) & 0x3fffff)
    + error("Destination address not 4M aligned");

    I have reserved 64MB at 16M and kernel is loaded at 16M.

    I had expected that I would get "Destination address not 4M aligned" on
    serial console but did not happen. Had to put outb() to get to this point.

    Will look more into it.

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