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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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