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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] i386: always clear bss
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    Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@goop.org> writes:

    > BTW, I should have marked this as an RFC comment, rather than an actual
    > submission. We don't need it for .22.
    >
    >> NAK.
    >>
    >> Skipping the segment register load is likely fine.
    >> Supporting V!=P at startup_32 is not.
    >>
    >
    > Why?
    >
    >> Assuming that we have a stack at startup_32 is not.
    >>
    >> If you want to figure out where the kernel is loaded you can do
    >> (from arch/i386/boot/head.S)
    >>
    >
    > Yes, that's more or less the same code, aside from using 0x40(%esi) as a
    > stack. Would that be OK here?

    Using 0x40 as a stack would be ok.

    There are issues with CONFIG_RELOCATABLE and V!=P that I'm not
    comfortable with yet, because we can't tell the difference.

    Eric
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