Re: [PATCH]IA64 kexec/kdump patch for INIT

From: Takao Indoh <indou.takao_at_soft.fujitsu.com>
Date: 2006-09-06 19:22:45
On Wed, 06 Sep 2006 18:06:53 +0900, Takao Indoh wrote:

>>>+		/* change region of gp to region5 */
>>>+		asm volatile ("movl gp=__gp"::: "memory");
>>
>>Why?  gp is already pointing at the kernel code before we enter
>>ia64_init_handler().
>
>The purpose of this code is just changing region of gp from region7 to 
>region5. For example, if gp is e000000004ace170, I want to change gp to
                                ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~e000000000ace170
Sorry, I mistook address...


Regards,
Takao Indoh


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