[LinuxBIOS] ELF loader in v3
peter at stuge.se
Sun Jul 1 00:51:38 CEST 2007
On Fri, Jun 29, 2007 at 10:03:26PM +0200, Patrick Georgi wrote:
> My proposal would be to decompress the ELF image to some location,
> lookk if that location overlaps with the places the data is copied
> to, and if so, determine a large-enough chunk of memory and
> decompress it to there again
Sorry, NAK. I don't like unneccessary work.
If need be, teach elfboot to peek into compressed streams so that it
can tell the decompressor a safe place to decomress to.
On Fri, Jun 29, 2007 at 10:55:25PM +0200, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> > Right now, my solution is to mark it nocompress:, before that,
> > I just decompressed it to a fixed location for experimentation.
> > It has to be done one way or the other.
> I think the uncompress: marker is fine.
It must be automatic.
> I think we really want to freeze lar in the long or even short run.
Certainly, but let's wait until later.
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