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SubjectRe: [PATCH 19/20] x86_64: Extend bzImage protocol for relocatable kernel
Vivek Goyal wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 17, 2006 at 04:30:04PM -0800, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>> Vivek Goyal wrote:
>>> o Extend the bzImage protocol (same as i386) to allow bzImage loaders to
>>> load the protected mode kernel at non-1MB address. Now protected mode
>>> component is relocatable and can be loaded at non-1MB addresses.
>>>
>>> o As of today kdump uses it to run a second kernel from a reserved memory
>>> area.
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Vivek Goyal <vgoyal@in.ibm.com>
>> Do you have a patch for Documentation/i386/boot.txt as well?
>>
>
> Yes. As documentation is shared between i386 and x86_64, It is already there
> in Andi's tree and in -mm. I had pushed that with i386 relocatable bzImage
> changes.
>
> http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.6/2.6.19-rc5/2.6.19-rc5-mm2/broken-out/x86_64-mm-extend-bzimage-protocol-for-relocatable-protected-mode-kernel.patch
>

Your documentation change is buggy.

The fields at 0230/4 and 0234/1 are 2.05+ not 2.04+

Please fix, also please update the last revision date.

-hpa
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