Subject: Re: Non "new-toolchain" platforms
To: Chris Gilbert <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 01/28/2002 08:55:37
On Mon, Jan 28, 2002 at 10:01:19AM +0000, Chris Gilbert wrote:

 > One issue that has arisen, currently cats support both the Cats board by 
 > simtec, and (although I've not tried as I've not got one) the EBSA board from 
 > Intel.   I'm not quite sure where this leaves us if simtec do allow the cats 
 > board to boot from ELF kernels.  I have emailed simtec again though.

Which firmware does the EBSA-285 board use?  RedBoot?  If so, it'll load
S-Records, too.

 > Note if this doesn't work is it possible to get gcc to output a.out files, by 
 > using a switch?  Or would we be better looking at having a kernel compile 
 > package?

No, you'd have to have a separately targeted GCC.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>