[PATCH 1/9] arm64: Fix efi kernel entry

Catalin Marinas catalin.marinas at arm.com
Tue Aug 26 08:55:06 PDT 2014

On Fri, Aug 22, 2014 at 08:49:15PM +0100, Geoff Levand wrote:
> The recent addition of EFI support has changed the way the arm64 kernel
> image is entered based on whether or not CONFIG_EFI is defined.  To support
> this conditional entry point add a new global symbol start to head.S that
> marks the entry, and change the the linker script ENTRY() command to define
> start as the kernel entry.

I don't yet understand what the problem is. The _text symbol is
currently defined in vmlinux.lds.S to be the beginning of the .head.text
section. Whether we have CONFIG_EFI or not, the entry point is the same.


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