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Re: Kernel 2.4.20

To: jeff <jeff_lee@coventive.com>
Subject: Re: Kernel 2.4.20
From: Thiemo Seufer <ica2_ts@csv.ica.uni-stuttgart.de>
Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2003 10:42:41 +0100
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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jeff wrote:
> Dear Thiemo,
>     We modified the head.S and the kernel_entry change to 0x80000798
> (check from System.map) and we download this kernel to RAM address
> 0x80000000 and jump to 0x8000798 to execute.

By adding a pre_kernel_entry() there, I guess.

> It show EXCEPTION...
> And our bootloader will not handle ELF file format. But after build the kernel
> image, we got two image, vmlinux and vmlinux.binary. vmlinux is FLE file
> format and vmlinux.binary is only data (check by file). We download 
> vmlinux.binary to test.

One more guess: The conversion to binary lost some important section.


Thiemo

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