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Re: recent binutils and mips64-linux

To: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <>
Subject: Re: recent binutils and mips64-linux
From: Thiemo Seufer <>
Date: Fri, 19 Sep 2003 18:57:47 +0200
Cc: Eric Christopher <>, Atsushi Nemoto <>, Daniel Jacobowitz <>,,
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Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:
> > two different things. I believe that for a 64-bit kernel either -mabi=64
> > or -mabi=n32 (-mlong64) are the right long term answer, part of Daniel's
> > problem was that his bootloader couldn't deal with ELF64.
>  I've successfully converted ELF64 Linux images to o32 ELF32, with
> `objcopy' and then to COFF even, with `elf2ecoff' (provided with the Linux
> sources). The resulting COFF image used to work with the DECstation's
> firmware.  I suppose the intermediate ELF32 one would work with
> ELF-capable firmware, too.

I booted the ELF32 file via the delo bootloader and it worked.


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