[U-Boot-Users] Section overlap

Tolunay Orkun listmember at orkun.us
Tue May 23 19:25:10 CEST 2006

k bisla wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm using U-boot-1.0.0 on an ebony board (ppc),
> and running into section overlap error at the time of linking.
> here's what the output looks like ...
> section .u_boot_cmd [ffffef50 -> fffff567] overlaps section .bootpg 
> [fffff000 -> fffff29f]
> 1) how do i get around this ?

Section overlap is due to a toolchain issue. One of the patches after 
1.1.4 fixed this issue by updating all .lds files as a workaround. If 
you use the top of the tree with updated .lds, linker will no longer 
overlap sections incorrectly.

Best regards,

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