|To:||"Kevin D. Kissell" <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Subject:||Re: Kernel link address assumption|
|From:||Himanshu Chauhan <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 24 Feb 2011 23:51:32 +0530|
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On Thursday 24 February 2011 11:46 PM, Kevin D. Kissell wrote:
On 02/24/11 10:13, Himanshu Chauhan wrote:Hi,Does Linux kernel for MIPS assumes that its link address is always in Kseg0?What if I change the link address to somewhere in useg?
Your page fault handlers will be in for an interesting time. ;o)What you describe can be, and is done, for virtualized kernels running on top of a hypervisor, but there's a bit more involved than just changing the link address.
Hi Kevin,You just caught that. Thats what I am trying to evaluate. What all I would need to do apart from changing the link address. I am working on a bare metal hypervisor for MIPS architecture.
Any pointers? Regards Himanshu
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