[SeaBIOS] Cannot move location counter backwards (romlayout16.lds) error

Peter Stuge peter at stuge.se
Tue May 17 19:45:55 CEST 2011

Idwer Vollering wrote:
> > gnostic at GnoStiC-G633:~/seabios-0.6.2$ gcc -v
> > ...
> > gcc version 4.5.2 (Ubuntu/Linaro 4.5.2-8ubuntu4)

Ubuntu toolchain is known to be broken. They have added patches which
make the toolchain unable to build coreboot and/or SeaBIOS correctly.

> Download coreboot's source code from subversion, then use crossgcc to
> build SeaBIOS: http://www.coreboot.org/Download_coreboot
> $ svn co svn://coreboot.org/coreboot/trunk ~/coreboot/svn/trunk/
> $ cd ~/coreboot/svn/util/crossgcc/

Note the paths should be the same.

> $ ./buildgcc

Since a few commits it's also possible to run make crossgcc in the
coreboot top-level directory to build the reference toolchain.

> $ cd ~/seabios/seabios-master
> $ export PATH=~/coreboot/svn/trunk/util/crossgcc/xgcc/bin/:"$PATH"
> $ make HOSTCC=i386-elf-gcc LD=i386-elf-ld



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