Re: [Fastboot] [PATCH][RFC] x86_64: Reload CS when startup_64 is used.

From: Vivek Goyal
Date: Mon Aug 21 2006 - 10:45:01 EST

On Mon, Aug 21, 2006 at 04:24:10PM +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
> > Given the idea of relocatable kernel is floating around I would prefer if
> > we are not bounded by the restriction of loading a kernel in lowest 4G.
> There is already other code that requires this. In fact i don't think it can
> be above 40MB currently.

But I think Eric's prototype patches for relocatable kernel do get over
this limitation (Hope I understood the code right). Assuming that relocatable
kernel patches will be merged down the line, it would be nice not to be
bound by 4G limitation.


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