cvs commit: src/sys/boot/alpha Makefile.inc src/sys/boot/ficl
wb at freebie.xs4all.nl
Sun Aug 22 12:16:53 PDT 2004
On Sun, Aug 22, 2004 at 09:40:18AM +0100, Doug Rabson wrote..
> On Sunday 22 August 2004 07:24, Marcel Moolenaar wrote:
> > marcel 2004-08-22 06:24:59 UTC
> > FreeBSD src repository
> > Modified files:
> > sys/boot/alpha Makefile.inc
> > sys/boot/ficl Makefile
> > Log:
> > Part 2 of fixing the boot code: gcc 3.4 fixes.
> > The whole problem seems to be size. Which is odd, because it is
> > said that size doesn't matter. Anyway... Add -Os to strategic places
> > in the makefile to have the final loader be as mall as possible. This
> > seems to be enough to make it work. For now... I think something is
> > more fundamentally wrong; or something more fundamental is wrong.
> > Potato, potaato.
> Size does matter for the alpha loader. The firmware gives it 256k of
> address space which we overflowed many years ago. I extended it in
> sys/boot/alpha/common/main.c:extend_heap() by adding 512k to the
> loader's mapped address space. It might be necessary to extend it a bit
High fives to Marcel I would say! When will this go into RELENG_5?
I'm having a lot of fun with 5.3-<foo> builds failing so I would really
love to see the mod go into RELENG_5 so that if/when a build finally
succeeds it has the fixed loader included.
Wilko Bulte wilko at FreeBSD.org
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