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Re: 2.4 kernels + >=binutils-2.14.90.0.8

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Subject: Re: 2.4 kernels + >=binutils-2.14.90.0.8
From: Thiemo Seufer <ica2_ts@csv.ica.uni-stuttgart.de>
Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2004 00:25:10 +0100
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Kumba wrote:
> Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:
> 
> > The patch just triggers it.  Previously, the segment's start address as
> >set by Linux in a linker script was already aligned to the page size as it
> >was defined then.
> 
> Hmm, so would removing the patch function as a temporary workaround 
> until the real problem is fixed, or not recommended (meaning unbootable 
> kernels till it's fixed)?

It works as a workaround, unless the kernel wants to take advantage
from pagesizes other than 4kB.


Thiemo

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