How Can The Starting Address Of An Image In ELF File BeChanged

Stephen Williams 612dlag102 at
Fri Mar 5 17:16:39 EST 2004

Thamarai Selvan |PPC Linux Embedded|
> Hi all,
> I created the elf file of the kernel using "make vmlinux", when i checked
> the created i found the the kernel image starting from
> 0xc0000000. Can any tell where this address is defined or configured? and
> how can this be changed to 0x0000000 is it possible?

The linux cernel is linked to 0xc0000000, and the entry is really
up there. In fact, the kernel is loaded starting at 0x0, and there
is code at the beginning that turns on address translation so that
it appears at the right place.

In other words, there is nothing for you to change.

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