as question

David Edelsohn dje at
Fri Apr 19 06:25:41 EST 2002

>>>>> Dan Brennan writes:

Dan> In arch/ppc/kernel/head.S the following code segment exists:

Dan> lis     r0,start_here at h
Dan> ori     r0,r0,start_here at l

Dan> However, when I do objdump on head.o this is what appears:

Dan> 94:       3c 00 00 00     lis     r0,0
Dan> 98:       60 00 00 00     nop

Dan> It appears that the code which loads the address of the label start_here
Dan> does not get assembled correctly. Is this observation correct?

	What do those instructions look like in the final executable after
the link-editor has statically substituted the address of the start_here


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