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SubjectRe: [PATCH] [21/22] x86_64: Extend bzImage protocol for relocatable bzImage
Andi Kleen wrote:
> From: Vivek Goyal <>
> 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 <>
> Signed-off-by: Vivek Goyal <>
> Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <>

Can you point to / link to threads where the bootloader folks looked
over the reloc changes from their side, and commented?


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