[LinuxBIOS] Patch for vmlinux amd64 with mkelfImage

Eric W. Biederman ebiederm at xmission.com
Sat Nov 4 18:51:51 CET 2006

yhlu <yinghailu at gmail.com> writes:

> On 11/4/06, Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm at xmission.com> wrote:
>> 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.
> then with the 64bit entry point in 64bit kernel vmlinux, is it ok with
> elfboot in current 32bit LinuxBIOS?

Well you either there needs to be a trampoline to go from 32 to 64bit mode in mkelfImage
or that little bit of logic needs to be in elfboot.  That logic already exists
in etherboot.


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