[coreboot] Out of heap space

Stefan Reinauer stepan at coresystems.de
Thu Mar 27 20:13:08 CET 2008

joe at smittys.pointclark.net wrote:
> Quoting Jordan Crouse <jordan.crouse at amd.com>:
>> On 27/03/08 01:00 -0400, joe at smittys.pointclark.net wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> I remember a while back there was an issue with filo booting usb
>>> drives. Now that I got my USB working, when I try to boot I get this:
>>> Booting 'uda:/isolinux/vmlinuz console=tty0 console=ttyS0,115200n8
>>> initrd=uda:/isolinux/initrd.img text'
>>> LinuxLabs USB bootloader
>>> Out of heap space
>>> Was there ever a resolution to this??
>> Who thinks you are out of heap space? FILO? If so, you can increase
>> the amount of heap space by hacking in the ld script.  Its 16K by
>> default.
>> Try increasing HEAP_SIZE in i386/ldscript
> What should I increase it too? The DVD drive has a 8MB cache, does
> that matter? If this is a common problem shouldn't we make it a global
> setting for the config file?
Try doubling it to 32k

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