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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 5/8] arm: remove the hack for loading vmlinux images

On 14/03/12 10:17, Ian Campbell wrote:
> On Tue, 2012-02-28 at 16:54 +0000, David Vrabel wrote:
>> From: David Vrabel <david.vrabel@xxxxxxxxxx>
>> Don't adjust the RAM location/size when loading an ELF for dom0.  It
>> was vmlinux specific and no longer needed because Linux can be loaded
>> from a zImage.
> I'm a bit confused, aren't kernel_try_zimage_prepare and
> kernel_try_elf_prepare two different methods for loading the kernel? If
> the adjustment is needed for vmlinux how does the fact that you could
> load via zImage allow you to remove that adjustment in the vmlinux case?
> Could we consider removing support for loading an ELF file entirely?

I left the ELF support in case we need to load some other (non-vmlinux)
ELF image.


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