[LinuxBIOS] FILO problems with an NCD ThinStar terminal

Peter Stuge stuge-linuxbios at cdy.org
Sun Sep 17 02:18:19 CEST 2006


On Sun, Sep 17, 2006 at 09:20:10AM +1000, Adam Nielsen wrote:
> > Try making the kernel into an elf and booting that directly, perhaps?
> That was the first thing I tried but it didn't work, although now I know
> about adding the proper signature/loader near the front of the ELF file
> I might try it again.

Right, that was what I was getting at, sorry I wasn't more clear.

> I actually got it to work late last night, it turns out I hadn't
> specified the section load address correctly in the linker script when
> I was embedding the kernel image into FILO - once I did that it
> detected the kernel and loaded it.  Yay!


> It was a pretty roundabout way of getting the kernel image into the
> FILO ELF file though:
>   http://sources.redhat.com/ml/ecos-discuss/2002-02/msg00422.html
> (modified from ARM to i386, of course.)  Is this the only way of
> embedding a binary file into an ELF image?

You mean besides mkelfImage? :)


More information about the coreboot mailing list