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    SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 2/2] m68knommu: Clean up linker script using new linker script macros.
    Hi Tim,

    Tim Abbott wrote:
    > On Thu, 1 Oct 2009, Greg Ungerer wrote:
    >> 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?

    Yes, that will make it quick and easy for me.

    Thanks
    Greg



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