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AR# 57925

PetaLinux 2013.04 – Compilation Error Relating to Linker Script Generation When Building U-BOOT


I am following the instructions in UG980 to build u-boot and am receiving the following error:

[ERROR] arm-xilinx-linux-gnueabi-ld: error: required section '.rel.plt' not found in the linker script

How can I resolve this issue?


This issue arises when source files have not been cleaned up properly.

To resolve this go to the Uboot application directory (for example <PLNX_PROJ_DIR>\build\linux\u-boot) and run the following commands:

$ make clean;
$ make mrproper

AR# 57925
Date Created 10/10/2013
Last Updated 08/28/2014
Status Active
Type General Article
  • FPGA Device Families
  • PetaLinux - 2013.04