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SubjectRe: [PATCH v6 19/27] x86, boot: update comments about entries for 64bit image
On Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 4:38 PM, H. Peter Anvin <> wrote:
> On 12/13/2012 04:13 PM, Yinghai Lu wrote:
> It is definitely the minmum we can rely on, and so is the minimum we should
> rely on. In fact, we don't even need .bss/.brk to be mapped, but we
> probably should require that as a matter of protocol.

in my version of arch/x86/kernel/head_64.S is using BRK to do
ident/kernel high mapping
for kernel that is above 4G.
so .brk is needed.

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