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Re: Help needed to track down bug: linking Linux kernel with gold creates unbootable kernel
On Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 8:05 PM, Ian Lance Taylor <email@example.com> wrote:
> David Miller <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> In fact doesn't the x86_64 specification explicitly state that the
>> default maximum page size is to be 2MB in ELF objects?
> No, it says "Systems are permitted to use any power-of-two page size
> between 4KB and 64KB, inclusive."
What are "Systems" here? Gold? There is no way for any OS to
load a binary created by the default gold with 8K, 16K, 32K,
64K page sizes.
With ld, OS can use different page sizes up to 2MB.