[PATCH 0/8] kexec: put bzImage and ramdisk above 4G for x86 64bit

Yinghai Lu yinghai at kernel.org
Mon Nov 19 17:34:00 EST 2012

On Mon, Nov 19, 2012 at 1:00 PM, Vivek Goyal <vgoyal at redhat.com> wrote:
>> here patches are for kexec tools to load bzImage and ramdisk high acccording
>> to new added boot header fields.
> So does this allow me to load other segments also above 4G? (purgatory,
> setup/bootparams, command line etc). I remember that purgaotry has
> some 32bit relocations so had to be loaded below 2G.

for 64bit bzImage, yes.

Eric update purgartory code to support that can not be loaded above 4G ...

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