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Old 04-13-2007, 01:44 AM   #1
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Question Change boot memory size

Hello Everyone. I am not sure if this was already asked. Ive been searching in the forum but have not found anything related to what I am trying to do.

So here it is ( please excuse me if I am not making any sense ).

Currently in arch/xx/boot/ld.script boot memory size is set to 4K. What I am trying to do or find out is if it possible to change it to 8K.

Does anybody have any idea how to do this??

Thank you for any input
Old 04-15-2007, 09:53 PM   #2
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just a little more detail:

we are using Linux version 2.4.20
for PPC 440 processor

does anybody have any idea???
Old 04-16-2007, 12:50 AM   #3
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Look up the kernel hack section when doing "make menuconfig" or read the kernel hack documentation. I actually use 4K stack instead of 8K even though nVidia requires 8K. Though I am not using a PowerPC chip.
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Hello Electro, thanks for the information. I tried compiling again and check menuconfig. In "Kernel Hacking" option the only thing I can select is "Kernel Debugging".

Is this what you mean?

Is it also possible to change it in ld.script

_etext = .;
PROVIDE (etext = .);

/* Read-write section, merged into data segment: */
. = ALIGN(4096); <<-- change this to 8K ?? .data :

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