On Wed, 2011-04-13 at 10:38 -0700, David Daney wrote:
> On 04/13/2011 09:07 AM, philby john wrote:
> > From: Philby John<email@example.com>
> ^^^^^^^^ I believe that statement to be not entirely correct.
To be honest, we had a xyz customer report this issue with a patch that
had no original author sign-off. Good to know its origin.
Another shot with correct attributions follows in a second.
> Perhaps you should change it to something like:
> From: David Daney <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2011 20:46:32 +0530
> > Subject: [PATCH] MIPS: Octeon: add option to ignore PT_NOTE section
> > Some early Octeon bootloaders cannot process PT_NOTE program
> > headers as reported in numerous sections of the web, here is
> > an example http://www.spinics.net/lists/mips/msg37799.html
> > Loading usually fails with such an error ...
> > Error allocating memory for elf image!
> > The work around usually is to strip the .notes section by using
> > such a command $mips-gnu-strip -R .notes vmlinux -o fixed-vmlinux
> > It is expected that the vmlinux image got after compilation be
> > bootable. Add a Kconfig option to ignore the PT_NOTE section.
> > Signed-off-by: Philby John<email@example.com>
> > ---