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Kernel section info.

From: Kurt Skauen
Subject: Kernel section info.
Date: 31 Oct 2000 19:50:57 +0100

How do I get information about the kernel image after the kernel is
booted? I tried to read the symbol information in the boot info
structure passed to the kernel, but the MB_INFO_ELF_SHDR flag is never
set, and as far as I can see the section info is never initialized in
GRUB. How am I supposed to find information about the kernel image?

The minimum info I need is the size of the kernel, and preferrably the
symbol table. How is this solved by other ELF kernels?

I also have some questions regarding the boot-module addresses. I
noticed that the first boot-module are located directly after the
kernel, and that each module is packed together. This is all nice, but
I can't find this specified in the MultiBoot specification. Can I
depend on this layout? Or can I risk getting another layout by later
versions of GRUB or by other MultiBoot compliant boot-loaders? Like
finding boot modules below 1M?

Kurt Skauen. ( http://www.atheos.cx/ )

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