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Re: DELO problems

To: Karsten Merker <>
Subject: Re: DELO problems
From: Florian Lohoff <>
Date: Sat, 15 Dec 2001 23:58:24 +0100
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On Sat, Dec 15, 2001 at 11:01:50PM +0100, Karsten Merker wrote:
> Hallo everyone,
> I cannot get delo to boot any recently built kernel - delo loads 
> /etc/delo.conf, finds the correct kernel image and loads it,
> printing "Loading /boot/vmlinux ....... ok", but when the kernel
> itself should be startet (and print "This DECstation is a ...."),
> I get the firmware prompt again.

Have a look at the elf file with readelf - It shows a section which has
a len > 0 and the load address is "0" - When copieng the sections i
overwrite important stuff - This is actually a binutils fault not a
delos one. Although i have been told that i can heavily optimize the
stuff by not dealing with the sections rather than segments. I will
change that.

Florian Lohoff                     +49-5201-669912
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