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    SubjectRe: [Fastboot] [CFT] ELF Relocatable x86 and x86_64 bzImages
    Vivek Goyal wrote:
    > On Thu, Aug 10, 2006 at 02:09:58PM -0600, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
    >>> I just reserved memory at non 2MB aligned location 65MB@15MB so that
    >>> kernel is loaded at 16MB and other smaller segments below the compressed
    >>> image, then I can successfully booted into the kdump kernel.
    >> :)
    >>> So basically kexec on panic path seems to be clean except stomping issue.
    >>> May be bzImage program header should reflect right "MemSize" which
    >>> takes into account extra memory space calculations.
    >> Yes. That sounds like the right thing to do.
    >> I remember trying to compute a good memsize when I created the bzImage
    >> header but it is completely possible I missed some part of the
    >> calculation or assumed that the kernels .bss section would always be
    >> larger than what I needed for decompression.

    Could someone please describe the intended semantics of this MemSize
    header, *and* its intended usage?

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