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    SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH] Randomize kernel base address on boot
    On 05/31/2011 01:27 PM, Ingo Molnar wrote:
    >> Other than that, Ingo's idea at least have the merit that it would
    >> break only older bootloaders doing things wrong.
    > I'm wondering, why would it break older bootloaders? It's just a
    > slightly larger than usual kernel image, nothing is visible to the
    > bootloader.

    Older boot loaders did not know how big the kernel image was, therefore
    had no way to avoid memory space collision. That is fixed in boot
    protocol 2.10.


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