[Linux-ia64] Re: [PATCH] head.S fix for unusual load addrs

From: David Mosberger <davidm_at_napali.hpl.hp.com>
Date: 2003-05-17 08:47:33
>>>>> On Fri, 16 May 2003 15:33:30 -0700, "Luck, Tony" <tony.luck@intel.com> said:

  Tony> Here's a first crack at the missing fs/proc/kcore.c part of
  Tony> relocating the kernel.

  Tony> Not as pretty as I'd hoped ... just having your kernel at a
  Tony> lower address than your modules isn't sufficient to fit with
  Tony> what the code currently does (which is to assume that your
  Tony> kernel is in the 1-1 area above PAGE_OFFSET).

  Tony> Perhaps it might be cleaner to add the kernel to the vmlist
  Tony> (as somebody suggested before)?  That would get rid of almost
  Tony> all the changes except one ... we'd still need to set
  Tony> KCORE_BASE to the start address of region 5, so any
  Tony> suggestions on how to do that in a cleaner way than #ifdef
  Tony> CONFIG_IA64 gratefully accepted.

Well, the patch looks fine to me, so I'm probably the wrong person to
ask.  Might be good to bring this up on linux-kernel.

Was there a particular reason to send the full file instead of just a
diff?  Also, your file seems to revert the ANSI 99 initializer changes
for no good reason.

	--david
Received on Fri May 16 15:49:07 2003

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