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From: Piotr Krysiuk <piotras@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 20 Apr 2014 15:58:45 +0200
Subject: [PATCH 079/152] Allow loading old kernels by placing GDT in
 conventional memory.

---
 ChangeLog                      |  5 +++++
 grub-core/lib/i386/relocator.c | 11 +++++++----
 2 files changed, 12 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/ChangeLog b/ChangeLog
index 3556468..73a8928 100644
--- a/ChangeLog
+++ b/ChangeLog
@@ -1,3 +1,8 @@
+2014-04-20  Piotr Krysiuk  <piotras@gmail.com>
+
+	* grub-core/lib/i386/relocator.c: Allow loading old kernels by placing
+	GDT in conventional memory.
+
 2014-04-10  Colin Watson  <cjwatson@ubuntu.com>
 
 	* util/grub.d/30_os-prober.in: Tolerate devices with no filesystem
diff --git a/grub-core/lib/i386/relocator.c b/grub-core/lib/i386/relocator.c
index d2a1b27..ffaf25f 100644
--- a/grub-core/lib/i386/relocator.c
+++ b/grub-core/lib/i386/relocator.c
@@ -81,10 +81,13 @@ grub_relocator32_boot (struct grub_relocator *rel,
   void *relst;
   grub_relocator_chunk_t ch;
 
-  err = grub_relocator_alloc_chunk_align (rel, &ch, 0,
-					  (0xffffffff - RELOCATOR_SIZEOF (32))
-					  + 1, RELOCATOR_SIZEOF (32), 16,
-					  GRUB_RELOCATOR_PREFERENCE_NONE,
+  /* Specific memory range due to Global Descriptor Table for use by payload
+     that we will store in returned chunk.  The address range and preference
+     are based on "THE LINUX/x86 BOOT PROTOCOL" specification.  */
+  err = grub_relocator_alloc_chunk_align (rel, &ch, 0x1000,
+					  0x9a000 - RELOCATOR_SIZEOF (32),
+					  RELOCATOR_SIZEOF (32), 16,
+					  GRUB_RELOCATOR_PREFERENCE_LOW,
 					  avoid_efi_bootservices);
   if (err)
     return err;
-- 
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