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SubjectRe: [PATCH v7 00/27] x86, boot, 64bit: Add support for loading ramdisk and bzImage above 4G
On Tue, Jan 08, 2013 at 03:17:46PM -0800, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> 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.

Well, it would've been good if AMD had implemented the jmp far with
64-bit offset.

And I agree, lretq is way better an option than anything else.


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