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Re: Problems booting Haralds Kernel

To: Matt Foster <Matt.Foster@diverseylever.com>
Subject: Re: Problems booting Haralds Kernel
From: ralf@uni-koblenz.de
Date: Tue, 24 Mar 1998 14:37:01 +0100
Cc: IPM Return requested <linux-mips@fnet.fr>
In-reply-to: <0464D3517A626167*/c=GB/admd=telemail/prmd=Unilever/o=Unilever/ou=Gemini/ou=ccMail/s=Foster/g=Matt/@MHS>; from Matt Foster on Tue, Mar 24, 1998 at 01:25:10PM +0100
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On Tue, Mar 24, 1998 at 01:25:10PM +0100, Matt Foster wrote:

> I've got Haralds kernel compiled, and done the 
> objcopy --remove-section=.reginfo .... (.mdebug .fixup __ex_tab)
> 
> (without doing this, it give IO timeouts)

Removing any of the sections except .reginfo is completly broken.  You
are removing vital kernel information.  If the DECstation loader
is really too dumb to deal with those sections you might try creating
a linker script that joins .fixup and __ex_tab at the end of .data or
so.

  Ralf

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