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Re: 32-bit ABI

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Subject: Re: 32-bit ABI
From: Thiemo Seufer <ica2_ts@csv.ica.uni-stuttgart.de>
Date: Sat, 24 Apr 2004 10:26:33 +0200
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Stanislaw Skowronek wrote:
> > The first kernel was built with the stock Makefile; the second was modified
> > to use 64-bit ELF using gcc 2.95.4 / binutils 2.13.2.1.  So I'd call those
> > 817559 bytes kernel obesity ;)
> 
> Yeah, true. It's really appalling. Make it a config option then, default
> 'n'. I will set it to 'y' for SGI_IP30. The Octane firmware has no
> problems booting ELF64 (don't know about ELF32 though).

The IP28 firmware refuses to boot ELF32.


Thiemo

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