[coreboot] libpayload link address

Jordan Crouse jordan.crouse at amd.com
Sat Mar 22 16:21:27 CET 2008

On 22/03/08 02:44 +0000, Jonathan A. Kollasch wrote:
> Hi,
> I notice the ldscript for libpayload places
> the payload at 0x100000.  This may not be a
> good idea, as this is the usual location to
> load the OS kernel.

Indeed - it is the preferred load location of all payloads big and
small, mainly because its a well known address that is virtually
guaranteed to be available.

If and when libpayload gets OS loading capabilities, it will have to 
be smart enough to move itself out of the way, similar to how 
coreboot and FILO works right now.


Jordan Crouse
Systems Software Development Engineer 
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

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