[LinuxBIOS] Buildrom setup broken for GA-M57SLI?

Myles Watson myles at pel.cs.byu.edu
Sat Dec 8 21:12:48 CET 2007

> Doesn't seem to work for me.
> The -fno-stack-protector checking isn't working. After hacking the
> necessary makefiles to have -fno-stack-protector I get:
> gcc -m32 -nostdlib -nostartfiles -static -o linuxbios -T ldscript.ld
> crt0.o
> /usr/bin/ld: section .id [00000000ffffef64 -> 00000000ffffef7f] overlaps
> section .rom [00000000ffff5e28 -> 00000000fffff00f]
> /usr/bin/ld: linuxbios: section .id lma 0xffffef64 overlaps previous
> sections
> /usr/bin/ld: linuxbios: section .reset lma 0xffffeff0 overlaps previous
> sections
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> make[2]: *** [linuxbios] Error 1
> Which IIRC means that my linuxbios image is too big.  The build tutorial
> for this board seems to suggest that this is supposed to work.  Is this
> a regression or is my Ubuntu gutsy toolchain to blame?

If your payload isn't too big, try increasing the ROM_IMAGE_SIZE in
Config.lb.  You may still have room.  You could also check the abuild Config
file to see what size to set ROM_IMAGE_SIZE to.


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