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SubjectRe: [patches] [PATCH] [21/22] x86_64: Extend bzImage protocol for relocatable bzImage
Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> The boot protocol change is in 2.6.21 for arch/i386.
> HPA looked at it a while ago.
> All it does is set a flag that tells a bootloader.
> "Hey. I can run when loaded a non-default address, and this is what
> you have to align me to."
> All relocation processing happens in the kernel itself.
> So it is all pretty trivial.

Indeed. We *did* find some problems with Grub with the early versions,
those were addressed.

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