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Re: head.S and init_task.c vs addinitrd

To: Guido Guenther <agx@sigxcpu.org>
Subject: Re: head.S and init_task.c vs addinitrd
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2002 20:13:42 +0200 (MET DST)
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <20020415181743.A24174@gandalf.physik.uni-konstanz.de>
Organization: Technical University of Gdansk
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
On Mon, 15 Apr 2002, Guido Guenther wrote:

> Are you telling me the only reason for the changes in init_task.c/head.S
> were made to break the elf2ecoff/addinitrd "hack"? Where exactly was
> there a hack in head.S/init_task.c. Please point me to the line of code
> since I don't understand enough about the kernel to see it.

 I meant it stopped working because it is an ugly hack.  It is too fragile
to work in all cases. 

> That's 2.5 stuff. We should not break expected behavior in 2.4.

 Agreed.

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