[LinuxBIOS] Complete and generic 32bit/64bit support

Ward Vandewege ward at gnu.org
Wed Nov 21 19:39:39 CET 2007

On Wed, Nov 21, 2007 at 10:43:09AM -0700, Myles Watson wrote:
> How about this fix?  Can you test the attached patch?  It fixes it in
> uclibc.mk instead of in each individual board.

Very good, that works for me and it's more elegant.

> If the patch works for you, I'll send a full patch from the latest svn.


> The problem is that the amount that is free in the ROM is dependent on
> the size of the ROM, the size of LinuxBIOS, and any other payloads you
> have in your configuration.  Thus checkrom depends on a magic number
> to say if it will fail or not.
> Choose a platform with a ROM_SIZE smaller than 1 MB and checkrom
> doesn't protect you from linker errors.  Choose to use a 2 MB ROM and
> checkrom fails even when it shouldn't.

Ok, that makes sense. Is there a way to export ROM_SIZE and access it from
the check_rom script? That way this check would always make sense.

If that's easy it would be great to add it now; otherwise we should probably
leave it for a future patch.

Acked-by: Ward Vandewege <ward at gnu.org>


Ward Vandewege <ward at fsf.org>
Free Software Foundation - Senior System Administrator

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