Re: Is there any story about the magic number 0x08048000 in "ld" internal linker script ?
Alex Pennace (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Thu, 21 Feb 2002 15:45:18 -0500
On Wed, Feb 20, 2002 at 04:55:26PM -0800, Jason Yan wrote:
> When I use gdb to trace/debug my program, I notice that the programe linear address always start from 0x8048xxx, then I use "ld --verbose" to display the internal linker script, I find an interesting address 0x08048000 :
> /* Read-only sections, merged into text segment: */
> . = 0x08048000 + SIZEOF_HEADERS
> that's where 0x8048xxx comes from. I'm just curious, why 0x08048000 not other number? Any story?
0x8048000 is the typical starting point for the text segment according
to the System V Intel 386 ABI specification
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to email@example.com
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/