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[PATCH 4.9 02/63] powerpc: Fix COFF zImage booting on old powermacs

4.9-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.


[ Upstream commit 5564597d51c8ff5b88d95c76255e18b13b760879 ]

Commit 6975a783d7b4 ("powerpc/boot: Allow building the zImage wrapper
as a relocatable ET_DYN", 2011-04-12) changed the procedure descriptor
at the start of crt0.S to have a hard-coded start address of 0x500000
rather than a reference to _zimage_start, presumably because having
a reference to a symbol introduced a relocation which is awkward to
handle in a position-independent executable.  Unfortunately, what is
at 0x500000 in the COFF image is not the first instruction, but the
procedure descriptor itself, that is, a word containing 0x500000,
which is not a valid instruction.  Hence, booting a COFF zImage
results in a "DEFAULT CATCH!, code=FFF00700" message from Open

This fixes the problem by (a) putting the procedure descriptor in the
data section and (b) adding a branch to _zimage_start as the first
instruction in the program.

Fixes: 6975a783d7b4 ("powerpc/boot: Allow building the zImage wrapper as a relocatable ET_DYN")
Signed-off-by: Paul Mackerras <paulus@xxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Michael Ellerman <mpe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <sashal@xxxxxxxxxx>
 arch/powerpc/boot/crt0.S | 4 +++-
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/arch/powerpc/boot/crt0.S b/arch/powerpc/boot/crt0.S
index 5c2199857aa8..a3550e8f1a77 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/boot/crt0.S
+++ b/arch/powerpc/boot/crt0.S
@@ -15,7 +15,7 @@
 RELA = 7
 RELACOUNT = 0x6ffffff9
-	.text
+	.data
 	/* A procedure descriptor used when booting this as a COFF file.
 	 * When making COFF, this comes first in the link and we're
 	 * linked at 0x500000.
@@ -23,6 +23,8 @@ RELACOUNT = 0x6ffffff9
 	.globl	_zimage_start_opd
 	.long	0x500000, 0, 0, 0
+	.text
+	b	_zimage_start
 #ifdef __powerpc64__
 .balign 8