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Re: linker script problem

To: Thomas Koeller <thomas.koeller@baslerweb.com>
Subject: Re: linker script problem
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2004 15:13:18 +0100 (CET)
Cc: Thiemo Seufer <ica2_ts@csv.ica.uni-stuttgart.de>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Fri, 26 Mar 2004, Thomas Koeller wrote:

> Thanks for the hint. My target is the PMC-Sierra Yosemite evaluation
> board. I found that this board has no entry in arch/mips/Makefile,
> which explains why LOADADDR is unset. Can you point me at some useful
> information about how to choose a sensible load address? Will the RAM
> base address do?

 A KSEG0 address of the beginning of RAM is a reasonable choice unless 
your firmware reserves some space for own needs.

> Btw. if I get this right and want to contribute a patch, what are the
> rules for doing so? Would I need to provide some legal stuff (copyright
> assignment) first?

 Just send patches here, cc-ing ones you consider ready for inclusion to
Ralf Baechle.

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