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Re: Test GRUB2 compiled by MingW

From: Marco Gerards
Subject: Re: Test GRUB2 compiled by MingW
Date: Fri, 01 Apr 2005 18:49:58 +0200
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Hanzac Chen <address@hidden> writes:

Hi Hanzac,

> After I get the GRUB2 successfully compiled by MingW (since it now can
> handle binary output with its latest version of binutils), I can't boot
> it after making the image according to the README.
> 1. boot it with QEMU, got "GRUB loading kernel..." then it seemed to be
> dead.
> 2. boot it with Bochs, got a little bit further and displayed "no upper
> memory".

This is not normal.  Perhaps there is still a problem with the
compiler or linker or so.  MingW is just a modified gcc, right?

> BTW: When generate the kernel_syms.lst, every symbol should have a
> underline at the beginning when compiling with some kind of compiler
> like MingW.

Is there a way to fix this so everything remains working on the
supported OS'es and making things work on MingW as well?


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