[coreboot] SimNOW V2 LAB problem
mylesgw at gmail.com
Tue May 13 23:39:32 CEST 2008
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> From: coreboot-bounces at coreboot.org [mailto:coreboot-bounces at coreboot.org]
> On Behalf Of Marc Karasek
> Sent: Tuesday, May 13, 2008 3:26 PM
> To: Marc Karasek
> Cc: Ward Vandewege; coreboot at coreboot.org
> Subject: Re: [coreboot] SimNOW V2 LAB problem
> With a little input from Ward, I think I have found out why I am seeing
> the .ram/.rom can't allocated linking problems.
> It has to do with binutils. I made a cross-compile setup for i686 with
> gcc 4.1 and binutils 2.16. This compiles the image properly with no
Does it also compile qemu correctly? That was the reason I "upgraded".
> M suggestion would be to setup a cross-compile toolchain for x86 and
> then setup buildrom to use this chain. I used crosstools to build the
> toolchain. I have used it in the past and it is a good tool.
> If we use this setup, no matter what distro someone is using we can
> always be assured what gcc/binutils/glibc version they are compiling
> coreboot with.
> If you want I can help with a wiki on how to setup a cross-compile
> enviroment using the crosstools scripts.
> Marc Karasek
> Sun Microsystems
> mailto:marc.karasek at sun.com
> Marc Karasek wrote:
> > Ward, et all,
> > I have completed the test builds on my 32 bit machine. Tried Filo,
> > tint, coreinfo and LAB. All were built with the latest coreinfo
> > code. The version (3092) assoc with the SimNOW platform build does
> > not have the lxbios in the tree and fails the checkout during the build.
> > What I have seen is that coreboot fails on final link with either
> > .ram can't be allocated in segment 0
> > or
> > .rom can't be allocated in segment 0
> > The only diff is the Config.lb file I used for coreboot.
> > I have attached both files.
> > One I had modified and the other is the original off a fresh
> > checkout. (The only change was payload.elf -> payload.elf.lzma)
> > Maybe I am doing something wrong in configuring coreboot..
> > Tinit & Coreinfo both crashed on linking. Both errors were the same:
> > ld terminated with signal 11 [Segmentaion Fault]
> > Marc
> > *********************
> > Marc Karasek
> > MTS
> > Sun Microsystems
> > mailto:marc.karasek at sun.com
> > ph:770.360.6415
> > *********************
> > Ward Vandewege wrote:
> >> On Tue, May 13, 2008 at 04:27:40PM -0400, Marc Karasek wrote:
> >>> What version of binutils? The problem I am seeing on the 32 bit
> >>> system seems to be a linker problem. My gcc is 4.1.2, I am leaning
> >>> towards binutils, I have 184.108.40.206.18-1 20070731.
> >> Aha.
> >> $ dpkg -l |grep binutils
> >> ii binutils 2.16.1cvs20060117-1ubuntu2.1
> >> The GNU assembler, linker and binary utiliti
> >> That's (a lot) older.
> >> Thanks,
> >> Ward.
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