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SubjectRe: [PATCH v7 00/27] x86, boot, 64bit: Add support for loading ramdisk and bzImage above 4G
On 01/08/2013 01:19 PM, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 08, 2013 at 01:15:41PM -0800, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>> Yes, but why bother...
> I suspected something like that to be the reason after reading into that
> section of the APM of how one needs to jump through hoops to do one
> lousy far jump.

The only thing that started this was that I got tempted into a
microoptimization that happens to be valid and documented on Intel, but
not AMD. Given that it doesn't actually work lretq is probably the
least insane option.


H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
I work for Intel. I don't speak on their behalf.

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