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BTXLD(8) BSD System Manager’s Manual BTXLD(8)

NAME

btxld — link editor for BTX clients

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.

SEE ALSO

ld(1), boot(8)

DIAGNOSTICS

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

AUTHORS

Robert Nordier <rnordier [AT] FreeBSD.org>.

BSD September 12, 1998 BSD

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