[OpenBIOS] Checksum error on dictionary files

Mark Cave-Ayland mark.cave-ayland at siriusit.co.uk
Wed Jul 15 11:19:20 CEST 2009

Ed Stafford wrote:

> I built OpenBIOS v1.0 on my Fedora 10 PPC system using gcc 4.3.2.
> After changing a couple of assembly instructions from 'ba' to 'b', I
> was able to compile openbios into a binary.  The problem is, when I
> try to run the openbios-unix program with the supplied dict file, I
> get the following:
> bash-3.2$ ./openbios-unix openbios-unix.dict
> Checksum invalid (65a824b7)!
> not supported.
> bash-3.2$
> Any idea what corrupted the file?
> Ed

Hi Ed,

I'd think you'd need to post a diff containing your changes for anyone 
to have a better idea of how to help. Incidentally you may wish to try 
building directly from SVN as there are quite a few fixes for various 
issues that won't be in the 1.0 release.



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