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Re: Page demanded executable
thanks a lot, you don't but i'm a friend of vipin.
actually in our office also we came to same conclusion.
we compiled the kernal for a.out support.we also downloaded the source and
it took a lot of time since the program we were trying to compiled used SUIT
whit inturn used
srgp library. the program is called kpe80 and we downloaded from ftp site
i require the kpe80 for my project in speech synthesis.
the problem is not solved yet, program is giving core dump when we are
trying to run with 16 bit colour
it is running with 8 bit colour but corrupting the colour table.output is
also not stable.could i run it in 16 bit colour mode .
Thanks in Advance
From: Lokesh Setia <lsetia78@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Saturday, February 03, 2001 11:22 PM
Subject: Re: [linux-delhi] Page demanded executable
>>>>>> "vipin" == <" <pandeyvip@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>> writes:
> vipin> Hi everyone A friend of mine has asked me how to execute a
> vipin> "Page execuatable file". Actually he had downloaded a file
> vipin> from the internet and tried to execute it. He could not
> vipin> execute the file even though the file has execute
> vipin> permissions. Using the "file" command the file is shown to
> vipin> be "Page demanded executable. Please help him.
>Demand-paged executable files are really outdated now. If you wish to
>use them, your kernel has to be compiled for a.out support. Most
>stock kernels in distributions have module support for this, you have
>to load the module binfmt_aout.o for this.
>Please note that loading this module is not enough, you will also need
>the old linker /lib/ld.so and old a.out libc which are not included
>nowadays in the distributions.
>Perhaps the only noteworthy a.out program for which I could not find
>an ELF equivalent was ID software's DOOM. Are you also stuck with the
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