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Re: CONFIG_64BIT and CONFIG_BUILD_ELF64

To: "Stephen P. Becker" <geoman@gentoo.org>
Subject: Re: CONFIG_64BIT and CONFIG_BUILD_ELF64
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@linux-mips.org>
Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2006 14:20:31 +0000 (GMT)
Cc: Martin Michlmayr <tbm@cyrius.com>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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References: <20060118123110.GA21786@deprecation.cyrius.com> <Pine.LNX.4.64N.0601181240090.18424@blysk.ds.pg.gda.pl> <43CE4CCB.9050605@gentoo.org>
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On Wed, 18 Jan 2006, Stephen P. Becker wrote:

> discussion concerning this yesterday.  The thing is that for certain machines
> such as ip22 and ip32, booting a ELF64 kernel is problematic, so people have
> to make sure they use the vmlinux.32 target.

 Absolutely.  Making `make boot' build a reasonable bootable object for a 
given platform might not be a bad idea.

  Maciej

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