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Re: is there any docs/manuals for linker scripts symbols

To: <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Subject: Re: is there any docs/manuals for linker scripts symbols
From: <ik@cyberspace.org>
Date: Tue, 1 Jul 2003 08:39:02 -0400 (EDT)
Cc: <linux-mips@linux-mips.org>
In-reply-to: <20030625121801.GA11496@linux-mips.org>
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Hi Ralf,

On Wed, 25 Jun 2003 ralf@linux-mips.org wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 25, 2003 at 08:01:24AM -0400, ik@cyberspace.org wrote:
> 
> > My board has a boot loader (rom) that enforce/restricts the sections in
> > the elf header, hence I cannot use the default linker script that comes
> > wit the kernel(arch/mips/). 
> 
> Are you sure the loader actually looks at the sections?  That seems plain
> wrong.  Normally a loader should only look at all the PT_LOAD entries in
> the ELF program header table for loading.

I use the device available in my company (which is proprietary), 
I know my point here would be abstract for u...sorry abt that !

Thanks for the reply !
Indu
> 
> > I think your reply could be put as a howto/faqs in
> > http://www.linux-mips.org (for the global symbols
> > used in linux kernel).
> 
> So many things that deserve some well written documentation - yet so little
> exists ...
> 
>   Ralf
> 


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