A question about head.S

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Thu Jun 29 01:30:03 EST 2000

In message <3909A05A.E1901D52 at cern.ch> you wrote:
> In arch/ppc/kernel/head.S, there are lines looks like
> bne 4f or b 5f, I know they are branch instructions, but what
> about 4f or 5f. Are they the relative length? and what is the unit,
> I mean if 4f is a number , is it number of instructions or number
> of bytes or words?

You will also see labels "4:" and "5:" etc. in the text.  "4f"  means
"label  4  searching  forward",  while  "5b"  means "label 5 seaching

Wolfgang Denk

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