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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] i386 kernel instant reboot with older binutils fix
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    > Hopefully this patch should solve steve's issue too.

    Sure looks like it.

    > o Older binutils required explicit flags to mark a section allocatable
    > and executable(AX). Newer binutils automatically mark a section AX if
    > the name starts with .text.

    More exactly, since 2.15 more section names are automatically
    recognised as being of a certain type; older binutils already
    did this for plain .text, for example. Just a nitpick, but
    perhaps it explains the problem better; I'm fine with the
    patch as-is.


    Segher

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