[PATCH] generate COFF zImage in arch/powerpc/boot
olh at suse.de
Sat Nov 19 10:16:43 EST 2005
On Fri, Nov 18, Olaf Hering wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 18, Olaf Hering wrote:
> > On Fri, Nov 18, Paul Mackeras wrote:
> > > +++ merge-hack/arch/powerpc/boot/zImage.lds 2005-11-16 23:16:48.000000000 +1100
> > This change makes arch/powerpc/boot/README obsolete.
> > Last time I looked, the COFF loader liked only .text, .data and .bss.
> > But maybe hack-coff needs some tweaking to modify also other sections.
> I tried to keep the kernel in its own section. But the firmware does not
> fully setup the memory range for that section. claim and map calls for
> that area are not enough.
After using your new version of claim, I found that the section is not
copied. It contains only sequences of ff0fffff fff0ff0f.
short story of a lazy sysadmin:
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