rebranding a i386 binary to be a amd64 binary
bruce at cran.org.uk
Wed Oct 10 23:50:29 PDT 2007
Aryeh Friedman wrote:
> On 10/11/07, Kris Kennaway <kris at freebsd.org> wrote:
>> Aryeh Friedman wrote:
>>> Even though I know this is asking for it I want to test the new nVidia
>>> driver on amd64 and the only issue with a hand compile (from nVidia's
>>> tar not the ports one) is src/nv-kernel.o is branded elf-i386-32 and
>>> amd64 wants it branded elf-amd64-64. This file comes from them as a
>>> precompiled object so rebranding seems to be my only option.
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>> Uh it really is an i386 binary, "rebranding" won't magically change all
>> the code.
> All I want to do is make it compile so I can test it (like I said I
> know it is inherently dangerous)
There are several kernel features that need to be implemented before an
amd64 nVidia driver will work - see
http://wiki.freebsd.org/NvidiaFeatureRequests for more info. nVidia do
want to create an amd64 driver, but they need the kernel work to be done
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