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SubjectRe: [patches] [PATCH] [21/22] x86_64: Extend bzImage protocol for relocatable bzImage
Jeremy Fitzhardinge wrote:
> True. But the plan is already to make bzImage an ELF file, so notes
> would seem to be the best option. At worst, it could be ELF notes
> wrapped in some other container, but that's not pretty.

It's not going to happen. Too many boot loaders make assumptions about
ELF files which aren't really compatible; the entry conditions for an
ELF from a boot loader are pretty ill-defined, so I think this is a bad

At the very least, it shouldn't present the ELF magic number IMNSHO.

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