Subject: Re: libsa/loadfile.c
To: None <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 07/16/2001 18:17:41
On Tue, Jul 17, 2001 at 10:53:14AM +1000, wrote:

 > 	Sure - no header, no symbols. What I really mean is, if there
 > is no header, will DDB crash and burn? Or will it just be a little
 > "dumber" than usual ( Dumb DeBugger :-)

No symbols, but if you cribble the Booter to not load them
properly, then your Booter is buggy, be definition.

 > 	OK. So if the Booter's LOAD_KERNEL has LOAD_HDR,
 > then both a.out and ELF kernels will have full DDB support,
 > otherwise just a.out ones will work ?

Correct, if you have LOAD_HDR, both will work.  If you do not
have LOAD_HDR, ELF will fail.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>