ELF2AOUT(1) BSD General Commands Manual ELF2AOUT(1)NAMEelf2aout — Convert ELF binary to a.out format
SYNOPSISelf2aout [-o -outfile] infile
The elf2aout utility is used to convert an ELF formatted binary, namely a
kernel, to an a.out formatted one. Most OpenBoot firmware require an
a.out format or FCode boot image and this utility is designed to accommo‐
date. If infile is not in ELF format, an error message will be pre‐
SEE ALSOelf(3), a.out(5)HISTORY
The elf2aout utility first appeared in FreeBSD 4.6.
The elf2aout utility was written by Jake Burkholder ⟨jake@FreeBSD.org⟩.
This manual page was written by Tom Rhodes ⟨trhodes@FreeBSD.org⟩.
BSD December 23, 2008 BSD