[LinuxBIOS] Patch for vmlinux amd64 with mkelfImage

Eric W. Biederman ebiederm at xmission.com
Sat Nov 4 14:52:13 CET 2006

"Lu, Yinghai" <yinghai.lu at amd.com> writes:

> Please check patch attached. It could be applied to mkelfImage cleanly.
> Make mkelfImage to take vmlinux in elf64 for amd64
> Actually the vmlinux on amd64 is elf64, so parse it and set it back to
> elf32.


The 32bit entry point for 64bit kernels is going away.  If you want to use
vmlinux directly for 64bit kernels please use the 64bit entry point.

That requires a whole new kernel type to be added to mkelfImage, unless
I am missing something obvious.


p.s. Sorry for the delayed reply.

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