Subject: Re: build.sh release failure on alpha (-current)
To: Y. Takizawa <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: James Chacon <jmc@NetBSD.org>
Date: 12/22/2004 10:33:49
On Wed, Dec 22, 2004 at 11:37:26PM +0900, Y. Takizawa wrote:
> In message ``Re: build.sh release failure on alpha (-current)''
> Wed Dec 22 17:19:23 JST 2004,
> email@example.com (Y. Takizawa) writes:
> > > While cross-building -current alpha on i386, i noticed that `build.sh
> > > release' fails :
> > I caught the same failure on i386 and macppc cross-building.
> > I think that bootxx_ffs needs the size less than 7680 bytes
> > to write to 1.2M boot floppy first track, referring to
> > sys/arch/i386/stand/bootxx/Makefile.bootxx for example.
> > NetBSD/alpha has no 1.2M boot floppy now, maybe you can
> > _void_ the failure to increase checking size (like the following
> > patch to fit 1.4M floppy first track). I don't know it is correct
> > to fix for boot disks and release building.
> I confirmed that build.sh release is finished using the patch
> mentioned above, but could not boot from my AlphaPC 164LX
> SCSI disk installed the bootxx_ffs like this:
It's a problem w. binutils adding extra sections to all alpha binaries
(and only alpha binaries) which makes this grow too large.