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Re: Another .text question

To: "Bradley D. LaRonde" <brad@ltc.com>
Subject: Re: Another .text question
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@uni-koblenz.de>
Date: Tue, 23 Nov 1999 23:07:24 +0100
Cc: linux-mips@fnet.fr
In-reply-to: <028a01bf3571$c1bc8f80$b8119526@ltc.com>
References: <028a01bf3571$c1bc8f80$b8119526@ltc.com>
On Tue, Nov 23, 1999 at 12:15:28AM -0500, Bradley D. LaRonde wrote:

> That .text in head.S right before swapper_pg_dir - why is that there?

To guarantee the right alignment for swapper_pg_dir.

> swapper_pg_dir needs to be in write-able, no?

Everything is writeable in the kernel case.

  Ralf

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