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BTXLD(8)		FreeBSD	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.

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

SEE ALSO
     ld(1), boot(8)

AUTHORS
     Robert Nordier <rnordier@FreeBSD.org>.

FreeBSD	9.3		      September	12, 1998		   FreeBSD 9.3

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