Subject: Re: binutils & kernel compile
To: Kazuki Sakamoto <email@example.com>
From: David Edelsohn <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/11/1997 11:12:22
>>>>> Kazuki Sakamoto writes:
Kazuki> The NetBSD/bebox kernel made by binutils-2.8.1 can't boot.
Kazuki> Of course, it made by binutils-2.7 can boot.
Kazuki> I examined where there is a difference.
Kazuki> The address where it was linked deviated to 4bytes,
Kazuki> and "_GLOBAL_OFFSET_TABLE_" was added.
Kazuki> Is there a problem in source code?
Kazuki> Is there a problem in binutils-2.8.1/gas?
Did you build the kernel with -fpic/-fPIC? Is the build relying
on some binutil-2.7 features / lack of complete support for PIC?