[PATCH] reduce alignment constraint on ia64 elf core header

Bernhard Walle bwalle at suse.de
Mon Mar 3 10:56:44 EST 2008

* Neil Horman <nhorman at tuxdriver.com> [2008-03-03 15:30]:
> Hey all-
> 	Patch to reduce the alignment constraints on ia64 elf core headers.
> >From what I can see there is no need to align the elf core header structure to
> the EFI_PAGE_SIZE (given that the EFI will never read this data, only the kernel
> will when booting a kdump kernel).  And since this is going into our reserved
> memory, it saves us 3K (4K vs 1K alignment).  Tested successfully by myself on
> several ia64 boxes.

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