[PATCH 3/8] add mem64_min/max control

Yinghai Lu yinghai at kernel.org
Sun Nov 18 02:18:24 EST 2012

On Sat, Nov 17, 2012 at 10:53 PM, Yinghai Lu <yinghai at kernel.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 17, 2012 at 10:50 PM, Eric W. Biederman
> <ebiederm at xmission.com> wrote:
>>> so we should two purgatory for x86_64 ?
>>> like one for 64bit and one for 32bit/16bit
>> The problem is that the current 32bit assembly code is not possition
>> independent.  If we can rewrite that assembly code to be position
>> independent no relocs will be generated and we should be good.
>> The 16bit entry point code was already written as position independent
>> code so it should not cause problems.
>> Just having one piece of code to deal with (if we can figure it out)
>> looks to be the simpler and more maintainable solution.
> sure.

just resent -v2 patches for kernel parts.

attached are changes for kexec-tools without put 64 bit purgartory above 4g...

hope you can work out 32bit position independent.


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