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Re: Compiling a kernel that works

On Fri, Jun 27, 2003 at 02:37:28PM -0400, Ben Collins wrote:
> First, compile a stock sparc64 kernel, without any of these patches. Use
> 2.4.21, and do:
> cd /usr/src/linux-2.4.21
> cp arch/sparc64/defconfig .config
> make oldconfig
> make dep
> make vmlinux
> After that, try to boot vmlinux.

It says "image too large to fit in destination"
The next thing would be to cut down the image, but then I'll be back
where I was before.

-rwxr-xr-x    1 root     root      3854163 Jun 30 10:31 vmlinux

> The "Memory Address not Aligned" does not come from SILO or the kernel,
> from what I can see. Seems like an OBP message. Not sure what would give
> you that. Perhaps try an uncompressed vmlinux instead of a compressed
> vmlinuz.
I don't know what an OBP is but from what I have read it is the prom
giving that message.

  - Craig
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