[LinuxBIOS] Patch quality
jordan.crouse at amd.com
Tue Oct 30 18:09:57 CET 2007
On 30/10/07 18:07 +0100, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> * Jordan Crouse <jordan.crouse at amd.com> [071030 18:03]:
> > 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.
> What's your ld version?
> GNU ld (GNU Binutils) 126.96.36.19970726-4 (SUSE Linux)
On the failing box:
GNU ld version 2.17.50 20070103 Ubuntu
On the working box:
GNU ld (GNU Binutils for Ubuntu) 2.18
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