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SubjectRe: Trying to make a working kernel with the gold linker
On 2012.04.10 at 22:23 -0400, Theodore Ts'o wrote:
>
> So I was trying to see if I could make the kernel build with the gold
> linker (since until it can, I can't install it on my system).
>
> I saw a message from HJ indicating one of the problems was x86_64 gold
> used an incompatible max-page-size setting, so I tried changing it in
> hopes that would make a bootable kernel.
>
> No dice, it didn't work. (At least not with a 2.20 binutils-gold.)
>
> Does anybody know what the other issues with the gold linker? Is the
> 2.22 binutils-gold more likely to work?

Yes. I use it regularly. The last problems were fixed two years ago.
Please try a more recent version.

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Markus


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