[LinuxBIOS] Patch quality

Stefan Reinauer stepan at coresystems.de
Tue Oct 30 18:07:09 CET 2007

* Jordan Crouse <jordan.crouse at amd.com> [071030 18:03]:
> On 30/10/07 03:24 +0100, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> > An important issue will be to get the code compiling. I was not
> > successful doing so due to the old ld overlapping sections friend.
> 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.

What's your ld version?

GNU ld (GNU Binutils) (SUSE Linux)

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