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FS#60405 - [syslinux] MBR's don't fit because of binutils new .note.gnu.property section

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Andreas Baumann (andreas_baumann) - Sunday, 14 October 2018, 12:12 GMT
Last edited by Eli Schwartz (eschwartz) - Sunday, 14 October 2018, 16:07 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Core
Status Assigned
Assigned To Tobias Powalowski (tpowa)
Anatol Pomozov (anatolik)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 0
Private No

Details

Description:

objcopy -O binary mbr.elf mbr.bin
perl /build/syslinux/src/syslinux/mbr/checksize.pl mbr.bin
mbr.bin: too big (452 > 440)

Additional info:
* package version(s): 6.03-1


Steps to reproduce:

asp export syslinux
cd syslinux
staging-x86_64-build

Fixed in Archlinux32 by stripping the .note.gnu.property in the linker scripts
of the MBRs.

See also Debian bugreport: https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=906414
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Comment by Eli Schwartz (eschwartz) - Sunday, 14 October 2018, 16:13 GMT
It's also been reported upstream at https://www.syslinux.org/archives/2018-August/026168.html but no response from syslinux devs.
Comment by Anatol Pomozov (anatolik) - Friday, 21 December 2018, 16:40 GMT

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