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1.\" Copyright (c) 2008 Tom Rhodes 2.\" All rights reserved. 3.\" 4.\" Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without 5.\" modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions 6.\" are met: 7.\" 1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright 8.\" notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer. 9.\" 2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright 10.\" notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the 11.\" documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution. 12.\" 13.\" THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE AUTHOR AND CONTRIBUTORS ``AS IS'' AND 14.\" ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE 15.\" IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE 16.\" ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHOR OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE 17.\" FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL 18.\" DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS 19.\" OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) 20.\" HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT 21.\" LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY 22.\" OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF 23.\" SUCH DAMAGE. 24.\" 25.\" $FreeBSD$ 26.\" 27.Dd December 23, 2008 28.Dt ELF2AOUT 1 29.Os 30.Sh NAME 31.Nm elf2aout 32.Nd "Convert ELF binary to a.out format" 33.Sh SYNOPSIS 34.Nm 35.Op Fl o Ar outfile 36.Ar infile 37.Sh DESCRIPTION 38The 39.Nm 40utility is used to convert an ELF formatted binary, 41namely a kernel, to an a.out formatted one. 42Most 43.Tn OpenBoot 44firmware require an a.out format or FCode boot image 45and this utility is designed to accommodate. 46If 47.Ar infile 48is not in ELF format, an error message will be presented. 49.Sh SEE ALSO 50.Xr elf 3 , 51.Xr a.out 5 52.Sh HISTORY 53The 54.Nm 55utility first appeared in 56.Fx 4.6 . 57.Sh AUTHORS 58.An -nosplit 59The 60.Nm 61utility was written by 62.An Jake Burkholder Aq jake@FreeBSD.org . 63This manual page was written by 64.An Tom Rhodes Aq trhodes@FreeBSD.org .