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

From: Andi Kleen
Date: Mon Aug 21 2006 - 11:01:32 EST

On Monday 21 August 2006 16:46, Vivek Goyal wrote:
> 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.

He may have fixed the 40MB issue, but I very much doubt he changed the 2GB
limitation because that would be a major change.


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