[PATCH 1/3] powerpc/47x: allow kernel to be loaded in higher physical memory

Suzuki Poulose suzuki at in.ibm.com
Tue Jul 5 16:18:58 EST 2011

On 07/05/11 10:06, Tony Breeds wrote:
> From: Dave Kleikamp<shaggy at linux.vnet.ibm.com>
> The 44x code (which is shared by 47x) assumes the available physical memory
> begins at 0x00000000.  This is not necessarily the case in an AMP
> environment.
> Support CONFIG_RELOCATABLE for 476 in order to allow the kernel to be
> loaded into a higher memory range.

I think the code assumes, the kernel is loaded in 256M aligned page. You may
want to mention that in the description here.


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