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Re: [PATCH]: for poor sools with old I2 & 64 bits kernel

To: Juan Quintela <quintela@mandrakesoft.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH]: for poor sools with old I2 & 64 bits kernel
From: Thiemo Seufer <ica2_ts@csv.ica.uni-stuttgart.de>
Date: Thu, 19 Dec 2002 22:01:03 +0100
Cc: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>, mipslist <linux-mips@linux-mips.org>
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Juan Quintela wrote:
> 
> Hi
>         this small patch made possible to compile a 64bit kernel for
>         people that have old proms that only accept ecoff.  As usual
>         stolen from the 32 bits version.
>
>         The easiest way is creating the file in arch/mips/boot,
>         otherwise we need to copy elf2ecoff.c to mips64.

Sorry, but I plainly doubt you have tested this.

I tried such a method today, and elf2ecoff failed to work on ELF64 files.
Maybe a recent enough objcopy is the better choice for this purpose.


Thiemo

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