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Re: memory for exception vectors

To: Ladislav Michl <>
Subject: Re: memory for exception vectors
From: Jun Sun <>
Date: Mon, 12 May 2003 10:44:08 -0700
In-reply-to: <>; from on Mon, May 12, 2003 at 11:56:41AM +0100
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On Mon, May 12, 2003 at 11:56:41AM +0100, Ladislav Michl wrote:
> Could anyone tell me where is space for exception vectors reserved? Many 
> boards
> (for example Alchemy Pb1000, Galileo EV96100 or Galileo EV64120A) simply
> registers all available RAM with add_memory_region call, but I didn't find 
> code
> which reserves first 0x200 (on most CPUs) for exceptions vectors anywhere. I'd
> guess there is something obvious what I'm missing. Can you help me to see it?

Kernel only uses memory after the end of kernel image.  In that sense, all
memory before LOADADDR (see arch/mips/Makefile) is reserved.


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