[ipxe-devel] Issues compiling latest ipxe on FreeBSD 11

Christian Nilsson nikize at gmail.com
Fri Jan 6 21:55:07 UTC 2017

Could you try different versions of iPXE on the same machine?, could
you try downgrading again?
Not a BSD user myself, but you might want to suspect some kind of
library or memory corruption?

On Fri, Jan 6, 2017 at 6:56 PM, Pete French <pete at twisted.org.uk> wrote:
> I've been building ipxe on FreeBSD quite happily for a number of years
> using gcc48 to compile it and the native C compiler for the tools
> with the following compilation line:
>         gmake HOST_CC=cc CC=gcc48 CONSOLE_SYSLOG=yes bin/ipxe.pxe
> I recently upgraded to FreeBSD 11 - the major difference here is that the native
> cpmiler has chnaged from clang 3.1 to clang 3.9. This is the reason for
> requiring the opatch I emailed earlier, as it has somewhat stricter warnings.
> But when I now try and build ipxe I get this:
> ar: warning: creating bin/blib.a
>   [VERSION] bin/version.ipxe.pxe.o
>   [LD] bin/ipxe.pxe.tmp
>   [BIN] bin/ipxe.pxe.bin
> objcopy: moving loadable section .bss.data16, is this intentional?
> objcopy: moving loadable section .bss.textdata, is this intentional?
>   [ZINFO] bin/ipxe.pxe.zinfo
>   [ZBIN] bin/ipxe.pxe.zbin
> Input buffer overrun on pack
> gmake: *** [Makefile.housekeeping:1254: bin/ipxe.pxe.zbin] Error 1
> gmake: *** Deleting file 'bin/ipxe.pxe.zbin'
> rm bin/version.ipxe.pxe.o bin/ipxe.pxe.bin bin/ipxe.pxe.zinfo
> This puzzles me - doies anyone have any insight into this error ? This
> is not down to a chnage in ipxe, as it still builds on FreeBSD 10 machines
> that I have not yet upgraded.
> Hope someone can give me some pointers...
> -pete.
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