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Re: IP22 64bit kernel

To: Thomas Bogendoerfer <tsbogend@alpha.franken.de>
Subject: Re: IP22 64bit kernel
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2007 19:36:54 +0100
Cc: Kumba <kumba@gentoo.org>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Thu, Sep 13, 2007 at 08:23:48PM +0200, Thomas Bogendoerfer wrote:

> On Thu, Sep 13, 2007 at 04:50:59PM +0100, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> > The problem isn't limited to ARC firmware; basically any non-R8000 64-bit
> > system can be affected.  A kernel may be using either addresses in XKPHYS
> > or in CKSEG0 and the segment for which the kernel is linked is not
> > necessarily the same that the firmware will load it to.
> 
> here is a patch:
> 
> Always jump to the place where the kernel is linked to. This helps
> where the bootloaders/proms ignores the start address inside the ELF
> header.

Applied.

  Ralf

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