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    SubjectRe: brk patches..
    Yinghai Lu wrote:
    > Yinghai Lu wrote:
    >
    >> wonder if boot loader check uncompress size aka vmlinux size in bzImage
    >> before it find one good position for bzImage...?
    >>
    >>
    >
    > Jeremy's brk patches may break:
    > 1. kexec load 64bit vmlinux on some ram that near the memory hole etc.
    > blindly to use ram after _end may have some problem
    > 2. coreboot aka linux is using elf (by mkelfImage : vmlinux + initrd), initrd became one section after _end...
    > could cause initrd get overwrite... by extend _brk
    >

    But its no different from what i386 does now to allocate its initial
    pagetables. How does this not break now?

    J


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