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Manual Pages  — BTXLD

NAME

btxld – link editor for BTX clients

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS


btxld [-qv] [-b file] [-E address] [-e address] [-f format] [-l file] [-o filename] [-P page] [-W page] file

DESCRIPTION

The btxld utility binds the specified client executable together with a BTX loader program and the BTX kernel, and creates a composite object file suitable for loading during the boot process.

The options are:
-q
  Quiet: inhibit warnings.
-v
  Verbose: display information about the files processed.
-b file
  Specify the BTX kernel to be bound with the client.
-E address
  Set the client entry point.
-e address
  Set the BTX loader entry point.
-f format
  Specify the output format, where format is one of 'bin', 'aout', or 'elf'.
-l file
  Specify the BTX loader to be bound with the client.
-o filename
  Name the output file. The default is "a.out".
-P page
  Specify the first page of the client's segment to be marked 'present', where page may be 0 or 1.
-W page
  Specify the first page of the client's segment to be marked 'writable', where page may be 0, and should not exceed the number of pages occupied by the combined .text and .data segments of the client image.

EXIT STATUS

The utility exits 0 on success, and >0 if an error occurs.

SEE ALSO

ld(1), boot(8)

AUTHORS

Robert Nordier <Mt rnordier@FreeBSD.org>

BTXLD (8) September 12, 1998

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