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Re: Latest 2.1.14 sources ???

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Subject: Re: Latest 2.1.14 sources ???
From: Frieder Streffer <frist@lehr.chem.tu-berlin.de>
Date: Tue, 20 Jan 1998 09:13:35 +0100 (MET)
In-reply-to: <199801191715.SAA01179@jordan.numerik>

On Mon, 19 Jan 1998, Michael Engel wrote:

> 
> > Did you run objcopy and strip out the unneeded information from the kernel
> > image?  i.e.:
> > 
> > mipsel-linux-objcopy --remove-section=.reginfo --remove-section=.mdebug \
> >     --remove-section=.fixup --remove-section=__ex_tab dec_vmlinux
> 
> Well, this works at least .... sorry, Ralf ;-)
> 
> > For me at least, this takes a kernel image which is about 1.5 meg and 
> > reduces
> > it to a little under a meg.  The resulting image also boots, at least to 
> > some
> > extent!
> 
> The DS5000/200 hangs after displaying the D-Cache size, the 2100 crashes 
> immediately after printing "Linux version 2.1.14 ...". But the d*mn thing
> boots at least ! I will try to build an ELF kernel and run it through 
> elf2ecoff tonight ...
Hi Michael,

the crash is caused by missing nop's in the SAVEALL and RESTOR macro

regards,
   Frieder

> 
> regards,
>       Michael Engel   (engel@unix-ag.uni-siegen.de)
> 

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