[LinuxBIOS] where do we stand

Stefan Reinauer stepan at openbios.org
Tue Dec 27 17:35:00 CET 2005

* Young, Jeff <Jeff.Young at gd-ais.com> [051227 16:30]:
> Stefan,
> 	I have tried several snapshots and none of them build correctly.
> They
> All have the same problem:  
> /usr/lib/gcc-lib/i486-suse-linux/3.3/../../../../i486-suse-linux/bin/ld:
> section .rodata.str1.32 [00000000fffbff80 -> 00000000fffc015a] overlaps
> section .reset [00000000fffbfff0 -> 00000000fffbffff]
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> make: *** [linuxbios] Error 1
> Any ideas?

The ROM_IMAGE_SIZE needs to be increased in the target Config.lb file I
think. What SUSE distribution are you using? I've been compiling
LinuxBIOS with gcc 3.3.x and 4.0.x for a while. 3.3 might generate
larger code.

Try setting ROM_IMAGE_SIZE to 0x20000.


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