Subject: Re: build failure on bootxx_msdos
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/01/2006 10:28:39
On Fri, Dec 01, 2006 at 12:44:25AM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> Hi,
> trying to build an i386 or amd64 release with fresh sources I get:
> --- dependall-bootxx ---
> /dsk/l1/misc/bouyer/tmp/i386/obj/dsk/l1/misc/bouyer/current/src/tooldir/bin/i386--netbsdelf-objcopy -O binary bootxx_msdos.sym bootxx_msdos
> ### bootxx_msdos size 7720 is larger than 7680
> *** [bootxx_msdos] Error code 1
> 1 error

I don't understand why this size limit is applied to this binary at all -
AFAICT it's only relevant limits are the STACK_START and HEAP_START
defines in sys/arch/i386/stand/dosboot/Makefile, and we could easily bump
those up (maybe with minor code fixes).