[LinuxBIOS] [v3][PATCH] stage0 and stage1 cleanup and improvements.

Juergen Beisert juergen127 at kreuzholzen.de
Thu Jul 19 23:18:15 CEST 2007

On Thursday 19 July 2007 22:38, ron minnich wrote:
> initram is XIP, right?
> The LAR files we have run have all been linked at 0x0 base, i.e. where
> they would be copied to to run.  I would bet the ld step is initram is
> the same.
> So, here's a problem. XIP in LAR is problematic, because your location
> in lar affects the linking step.
> now what?

- Is there a way to force the compiler to generate something like the 0x9A
  opcode (absolute call) instead of the 0xE8 (+/- 2GiB relative call) one?
  Something like "FAR" in early DOS times?
- ELF runtime linking?
- initram as a static part of stage0? (=XIP)


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