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[GOLD] -Ttext does not relocate as expected

Hi All,
Not sure whether this is a bug or not. When I'm writing a simple hello
world boot loader, I tried to relocate the text section to 0x7c00 for
convention. The assembly code is attached. I used the following
command to compile it:
> gcc -m32 -nostdinc -c -o boot.o boot.S
> ld -m elf_i386 -N -e start -Ttext 0x7c00 -o boot.out boot.o
> objdump -S boot.out > boot.asm
> ...

It doesn't work as expected. Then I checked boot.asm the actual start
address is 0x8c00 instead of 0x7c00.
> Disassembly of section .text:
> 00008c00 <start>:
>    8c00: fc                   cld
>    8c01: 31 c0                 xor    %eax,%eax
>    ...

It took me a while to realize in my system, I replaced the default
`ld' with `'. So `ld' in the above command is actually
`'. After I changed it back to use the default `ld', the start
address become 7c00 as expected. Does anyone has a clue why it's like

Here is my environment information:
OS: Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit
binutils version: 2.22 1.11
gcc: 4.6

Thanks in advance!

Best regards,

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