Subject: Re: ELF and m68k
To: Steve Woodford <>
From: Aymeric Vincent <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 12/05/2000 16:07:29
Steve Woodford <> writes:

> On 5 Dec 2000, Aymeric Vincent wrote:
> > If you investigate this issue, please consider that sun3s' address
> > space is 24bit IIRC, and it would be nice to have a uniform format
> > for ELF binaries on all NetBSD/m68k platforms...
> Are you saying that sun3 has a 24-bit *virtual* address space? If so, then
> the text start address *has* to change...

Looks like they are 28 (twenty eight)-bit virtual. I just remembered
it is not 32.
(look for 256M ;-)

The guy who started to port linux to the sun3 encountered the same
problem and it looks like he chose 0x4000. Why leave one page blank
when you can leave two? ;-)
(see bottom of