Subject: Re: trouble compiling arm32 kernels
To: Edwin Foo <email@example.com>
From: Mark Brinicombe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/11/2000 02:28:26
On Tue, 11 Apr 2000, Mark Brinicombe wrote:
> However when linking a kernel with -current the linker is not using the
> addresses specified with the -Ttext option to the linker which is problem
> the source of the duff kernels.
> I'm just about to take a look at this.
Ok it looks like the linker is fine and that problem is libc. Basically
the sscanf of the address to the -Ttext option is being stuffed up.
A simple test program for sscanf shows that the stuff up occurs when the
top bit in a 32 bit hex number is evaluated with %x.