Re: Stripped binary insertion with the GNU Linker suggestions (fwd)

From: Jon Masters (
Date: Fri Jul 11 2003 - 20:14:53 EST

On Fri, 11 Jul 2003, Hollis Blanchard wrote:

> Not sure I understand the problem exactly, but I believe ppc32 kernels
> do exactly what you want. Have a look at arch/ppc/boot/ld.script and
> see __{image,ramdisk,sysmap}_begin . Also see how e.g.
> arch/ppc/boot/prep/Makefile uses objcopy
> --add-section=.image=vmlinux.gz .

I had another look at this tonight on the train and agree that this was
after all exactly what I want and I will need to use this "dummy" method
to force the kernel in to a single section before shoving it in to the
final ELF output image.


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