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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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