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SubjectRe: Patch to make the head.S-must-be-first-in-vmlinux order explicit
Andi Kleen <> writes:

> On Thursday 23 February 2006 14:57, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
>> > (or at least
>> > it shouldn't), but arch/x86_64/boot/compressed/head.S
>> > seems to have the entry address hardcoded. Perhaps you can just change this
>> > to pass in the right address?
>> the issue is that the address will be a link time thing, which means
>> lots of complexity.
> bzImage image should be only generated after vmlinux is done
> and then the address should be available with a simple grep in

Andi it is more than that. At least it was last I payed attention.
There are symbols like stext that various things depend on being early,
at least last time I looked. So while it is doable it requires some
careful looking.

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