|| FreeBSD General Commands Manual
Convert ELF binary to a.out format
|| [ -o outfile] infile
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 accommodate. If
infile is not in ELF format, an error message will be presented.
elf2aout utility first appeared in
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