bootloader & head.S weirdness
velco at fadata.bg
Tue Nov 23 21:50:23 EST 1999
Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 22, 1999, Cort Dougan <cort at fsmlabs.com> wrote:
> >CC: linuxppc-dev at lists.linuxppc.org, linuxppc-dev at lists.linuxppc.org
> >Not always. Keep in mind we have several machine types that follow the
> >same patch there. We don't always enter with OF and OF doesn't always give
> >1:1 mappings, either.
> Yes, I agree. but I beleive the piece of bootloader appended to the head
> of the kernel image or the early bootloader used (quik ?) should take
> care of those very weird case and of mapping the kernel 1:1 before
> entering it.
Please, excuse my ignorance, but why not just set real-mode OF variable
to true (maybe in the ELF .note section) ?
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