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Re: 2.4 kernels + >=binutils-2.14.90.0.8

To: Thiemo Seufer <ica2_ts@csv.ica.uni-stuttgart.de>
Subject: Re: 2.4 kernels + >=binutils-2.14.90.0.8
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2004 19:51:36 +0100 (CET)
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On Tue, 9 Mar 2004, Thiemo Seufer wrote:

> >From the different alignment, this _might_ be related to Maciej's
> binutils patch for PAGE_SIZE != 4k.
> http://sources.redhat.com/ml/binutils/2003-12/msg00380.html
> 
> [snip]
> > >> boot -f 2425x1
> > 
> > Cannot load scsi(0)disk(4)rdisk(0)partition(8)/2425x1.
> > Text start 0x8000000, size 0x194400 doesn't fit in a FreeMemory area.
> 
> The text start should be at 0x8002000 or higher, else it will fail.

 It looks like a bug somewhere in binutils, probably BFD.  The segment's
start address should be rounded up to 0x8010000, not down to 0x8000000.

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