|To:||Himanshu Chauhan <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Subject:||Re: Kernel link address assumption|
|From:||"Kevin D. Kissell" <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 24 Feb 2011 13:44:01 -0800|
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On 02/24/11 10:21, Himanshu Chauhan wrote:
I've done a design of something like this for a non-MIPS architecture, but I'd prefer someone who's done this for MIPS (and I know that there are people out there who have) advise you.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.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, Kevin K.
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