[LinuxBIOS] Complete and generic 32bit/64bit support

Myles Watson myles at pel.cs.byu.edu
Wed Nov 21 21:03:22 CET 2007

> On Wed, Nov 21, 2007 at 12:13:23PM -0700, Myles Watson wrote:
> > It makes the same changes as mentioned before, but it also uses the
> > correct kernel image depending on the architecture.  mkelfimage
> > doesn't work with an x86_64 vmlinux, and with an i386 bzImage it
> > generates a _much_ larger elf.
> Ah, is that what's happening? Bug in mkelfimage?

I guess so.  It took me a long time and a lot of random tries to figure out
that it worked with x86_64 because all the makefiles used vmlinux.

It was last year, so I don't remember why I finally tried using a bzImage,
but at least it works now.

> I've built an m57sli-s4 LAB image on 32-bit, and just booted it. Great
> work.
> > Signed-off-by: Myles Watson <myles at pel.cs.byu.edu>
> Acked-by: Ward Vandewege <ward at gnu.org>

Thanks for testing it.


> Thanks,
> Ward.
> --
> Ward Vandewege <ward at fsf.org>
> Free Software Foundation - Senior System Administrator

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