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Re: [PATCH 2/5] mips: PMC MSP71xx mips common

To: Marc St-Jean <Marc_St-Jean@pmc-sierra.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/5] mips: PMC MSP71xx mips common
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2007 19:52:11 +0000
Cc: Thiemo Seufer <ths@networkno.de>, Andrew Sharp <tigerand@gmail.com>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Tue, Feb 27, 2007 at 01:27:35PM -0800, Marc St-Jean wrote:

> I thought without the .fill that the kernel_entry function would be at
> the start of text. Apparently not, a quick test shows a crash with both
> the jal and .fill removed.

kernel_entry is __INIT so will actually end near the end of the the
executable.  That's why the j kernel_entry is needed at all.

  Ralf

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