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Re: [Xen-devel] Re: [Xen-staging] [xen-unstable] ioemu: Use XEN_TARGET_A

To: Aron Griffis <aron@xxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Re: [Xen-staging] [xen-unstable] ioemu: Use XEN_TARGET_ARCH instead of uname -m.
From: Keir Fraser <Keir.Fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2008 09:32:54 +0000
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On 28/1/08 08:10, "Keir Fraser" <Keir.Fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>> However even with this patch, the build still fails.  I guess I need
>> to understand the point of these custom ld-scripts...  With it
>> commented out in Makefile.target, the build works fine!
> I'll have to take a look, I'm not sure if custom linker scripts are
> inherited from upstream qemu. We certainly used to use one for 32-bit x86 so
> that we could 1:1 map as much guest physical memory as possible. That need
> has gone away with the mapcache, and anyway virtual address space was never
> a limiting factor for 64-bit architectures in the first place.

ia64 is the only qemu_dm-supported architecture using a linker script. If
you don't need it, please submit a patch to remove it from VL_LDFLAGS in

 -- Keir

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