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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 2/2] m68knommu: Clean up linker script using new linker script macros.
On Thu, 1 Oct 2009, Greg Ungerer wrote:

> Hi Tim,
>
> Tim Abbott wrote:
> > Signed-off-by: Tim Abbott <tabbott@ksplice.com>
> > Cc: Greg Ungerer <gerg@uclinux.org>
>
> This results in kernels that don't boot for me. I haven't done
> any more debugging than to just try booting at this time.
[...]
>
> Does that look like what you would have expected?

Basically. I'm a bit surprised that the .init_begin section doesn't show
up, but I'm pretty sure that this is because .init_begin would have had
size zero as the previous section's end was already page-aligned.

> I suspect the problem may lie in the binary conversion of this
> elf file to a raw binary for booting. This uses objcopy with
> "-O binary". The resulting binary files are different in size
> with and without the patch by about 2582 bytes. Suspicious
> me thinks.

I don't any good ideas for what in patch is likely to be responsible.
Would it be helpful to debug if I split this into ~5 very small patches so
that we can find out what part of the patch is responsible?

-Tim Abbott


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