[PATCH][v2] powerpc 44x: support for 256KB PAGE_SIZE
yur at emcraft.com
Mon Dec 22 07:00:07 EST 2008
On Sunday, December 21, 2008 you wrote:
> Yuri Tikhonov <yur at emcraft.com> writes:
>> Because ELF standard supports only page sizes up to 64K, then you should
>> use patched binutils for building applications to be run with the 256KB-
>> page sized kernel. The patch for binutils is rather trivial, and may
>> look as follows:
>> --- binutils/bfd/elf32-ppc.c.orig
>> +++ binutils/bfd/elf32-ppc.c
>> -#define ELF_MAXPAGESIZE 0x10000
>> +#define ELF_MAXPAGESIZE 0x40000
> You don't have to patch it, it's enough to pass -zmax-page-size=0x40000
> to the linker.
Thanks for pointing this. I guess, the -zmax-page-size option is new
to binutils 18.104.22.168.10. Right?
I'll remove the STDBINUTILS config option from this patch then, and
correspondingly update the description.
Yuri Tikhonov, Senior Software Engineer
Emcraft Systems, www.emcraft.com
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