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elf2aout – Convert ELF binary to a.out format



elf2aout [-o outfile] infile


The elf2aout utility is used to convert an ELF formatted binary, namely a kernel, to an a.out formatted one. Most OpenBoot firmware require an a.out format or FCode boot image and this utility is designed to accommodate. If infile is not in ELF format, an error message will be presented.


elf(3), a.out(5)


The elf2aout utility first appeared in FreeBSD 4.6 .


The elf2aout utility was written by Jake Burkholder <Mt jake@FreeBSD.org>. This manual page was written by Tom Rhodes <Mt trhodes@FreeBSD.org>.

ELF2AOUT (1) December 23, 2008

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