[LinuxBIOS] Patch quality

Myles Watson myles at pel.cs.byu.edu
Thu Nov 1 15:32:20 CET 2007

On 10/30/07, Jordan Crouse <jordan.crouse at amd.com> wrote:
> On 30/10/07 03:24 +0100, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> > An important issue will be to get the code compiling. I was not
> > successful doing so due to the old ld overlapping sections friend.
> We've seen this before -  Whats happening here is that the ld script
> snippet for .id is going into the ld script after the snippet for .reset,
> so to LD, the current pointer appears to jump backwards, and it can't figure
> out the math correctly.  The immediately work around is to re-arrange
> the order of the .id and the .reset snippets in the script.  I believe this
> was fixed in later versions of ld - I can't get it to happen on my trusty
> Ubuntu Gutsy box.

When I get this error, it is because my ROM_IMAGE_SIZE is set too
small. Increasing it fixes the problem for me.


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