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Subject: [Xen-devel] [RESEND][PATCH] Fix loading binary images that support or require PAE
From: "Bruce Rogers" <BROGERS@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 09 May 2006 16:58:58 -0600
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(Pardon the resend - I was playing with whether i should use a 2 or 3
bit field and left the shift amount 1 off)

Loading of binary images which include a quasi-Multi-boot Spec record
is supported by Xen, but currently there not a way
to inform the loader of the PAE requirements/capabilities of the
loading image.  This patch extends the flags used in the
quasi-Multi-boot Spec record to this include information, and to
process that information.  It also attempts to provide a
way to specify that the binary image is a 64 bit kernel, but that was
an afterthought in this patch, so there could be things
I'm missing there.

- Bruce Rogers

Signed-off-by: Bruce Rogers <brogers@xxxxxxxxxx>

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