2.4.20-ben8 vmlinux.coff CLAIM error on PowerMac 4400

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at kernel.crashing.org
Fri Mar 14 04:23:08 EST 2003

On Thu, 2003-03-13 at 18:08, mikpe at csd.uu.se wrote:
> Benjamin Herrenschmidt writes:
>  > what are the respective sizes of the working 2.4.6 kernel
>  > and my non working 2.4.20 ? Can you try to shrink the 2.4.20
>  > down to the 2.4.6 size (removing drivers etc...) and see if
>  > that helps ?
> I doubt it's a size problem. My 2.4.20 vmlinux.coff was about 700K,
> since I only included the drivers and file systems I actually use.
> Olaf's 2.4.6 vmlinux.coff that booted fine is 1.3M.

Ok, good to know. Right now I have no exact clue but I suggest
you try changing the .coff wrapper in arch/ppc/boot of 2.4.20
to what it was in 2.4.18 and tell me if that helps.


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