[LinuxBIOS] Patch quality

Jordan Crouse jordan.crouse at amd.com
Tue Oct 30 18:10:59 CET 2007

On 30/10/07 18:07 +0100, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> * Jordan Crouse <jordan.crouse at amd.com> [071030 18:03]:
> > 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.
> Is it safe to permanently change this? Or will it break all the other
> boards?

I think its safe to rearrange them - its more correct for humans to have
the pointer always moving in a straight line anyway.


Jordan Crouse
Systems Software Development Engineer 
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

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