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Re: problem with the boot_linux perl script
RH 8.0 enables UTF-8 and that has caused trouble for some.
(maybe the first is enough though)
and try again.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: den 11 december 2002 22:10
Subject: problem with the boot_linux perl script
> I recently installed the Red-Hat Version 8.0 with perl version 5.8.0.
> I then installed the axis software distribution, kernel 2.4.14 and cris
> compiler and built the axis platform. After the software was built,
> I then attempted to use the flashitall script and I encountered errors
> the boot_linux perl script.
> The source of the trouble was the get_dword function
> sub get_dword
> my $data;
> read(FILE, $data, 4);
> return unpack("H8",pack("V",unpack("N",$data)));
> get_dword was not able to properly interperet the data in the file.
> I searched for perl 5.8.0 and pack on the web using google.com and I found
> that there were bugs in the pack, unpack functions in version 5.8.0 of
> I was able to build and flash an image. using Red Hat Version 7.0 with
> version 5.6.0
> Has anybody encountered the same problem.
> Mark Schapira