[U-Boot-Users] Raw binary u-boot.bin is bigger that elf file u-boot

Jon Loeliger jdl at freescale.com
Thu Jan 27 23:25:42 CET 2005

On Wed, 2005-01-26 at 18:08, raj wrote:
> Hello All,
>               I am compiling u-boot version 1.1.0 for SC520_CDP
> board. I ma trying to compile on a P.C with redhat version 9 and the
> tools provided along with it.Compilation is sucessful after few errors
> being handles. I ma running the command "make u-boot.bin" to get
> binary file. The out file sizes are as follows.
> u-boot            - 60442 bytes
> u-boot.bin     - 947911360 bytes.
> u-boot.map  - 116152 bytes.
> This is really confusing since we get the raw binary by running the
> "objcopy" tool on the ELF format file u-boot.

It might be instructive to see my missive earlier this month:

From: 	Jon Loeliger <jdl at freescale.com>
To: 	u-boot-users <u-boot-users at lists.sourceforge.net>
Subject: [U-Boot-Users] Why objdump Creates 4G U-Boot Images
Date: 	Thu, 20 Jan 2005 16:26:28 -0600


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