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Re: Location of init_task_union

To: "Bradley D. LaRonde" <brad@ltc.com>
Subject: Re: Location of init_task_union
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@uni-koblenz.de>
Date: Tue, 23 Nov 1999 23:08:24 +0100
Cc: linux-mips@fnet.fr
In-reply-to: <007801bf3500$90edf810$b8119526@ltc.com>
References: <007801bf3500$90edf810$b8119526@ltc.com>
On Mon, Nov 22, 1999 at 10:45:13AM -0500, Bradley D. LaRonde wrote:

> I'm working on mipsel execute-in-place from rom, and the location of
> init_task_union is giving me some trouble since it is in the .text segment.
> I can easily move it to .data or .data.init_task like i386, but I'm
> wondering if there is some special reason why it is in .text on mips and
> .data on i386.

Doesn't matter when it ends up, it only needs to be 8kb aligned which is
why we have to do such silly things.

  Ralf

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