Re: newbie with debian/alpha
On 29 Apr 1997, Michael Alan Dorman wrote:
> > redhat to boot it. putting MILO in 2MB partition is just the
> > solution i want to use for now.
> It's the most generic solution, though I think you could, conceivably,
> blow MILO into Flash at some point.
I don't dare to do that ..... yet ;)
> > Trying to test compiling then?. nah. everything compiled segfaults.
> > It seemed that libc6.1 conflicted badly with libc6 and the situation
> > was quite nonworking.
> At that point, you _ought_ to be able to remove libc6, which might
> help things.
Now i have tried again and i removed libc6 and libc6-dev, but i had
to manually link libc.so.6.1 -> libc.so.6 (and ld.so) as gcc is linked
against that. we will see if it can compile a kernel before i finnish
this message ..... :)
> Blast. My fault. This is another of those things where we're having
> to maintain a separate alpha version. I'll put a copy of
> binutils/libbfd 126.96.36.199 up at the same
I don't see it still ...
> I'l put the binutils stuff up. I've got a glibc that is merged with
> David Engel's, so I think we'll be able to get that officially
> uploaded no problem.
i am more that willing to test anything. i feel much more 'alive', when i
can again 'play around' with not-so-stable-things :)
Of course i have my limitations in knowing the UN*X intenals, but i'll learn
more every day.
> > PS. Maybe i don't remeber everything just now as i am just finishing
> > first cup of coffee which says that i am not fully awake yet ;)
> I suspect you got most of it.
I think so, but now i am waiting to see, if i can compile zsh and kernel,
before i actually send this message as hello.c is compiling/working just fine
and drink couple more cups of coffee :)
Coffee is done, but i am still waiting results from compiler
This Alpha @ 166Mhz w/ 256cache is slow, but i love it already :)
Anybody knows anything about ISA-cards with DMA/IRQ? (namely sound)
I am getting 'IRQ/DMA timeout' complains vitually in any combination
zsh done -> seems to work
gets linked against ld.so.1 thought and won't link without it :(
And while i remember - i had to link /lib/libbfd.so.188.8.131.52 as
libbfd.so.184.108.40.206 too to get things working
And holy smoke! it compiled, even booted, but there is something
srong with something like 'utsname' in the very begining of the
compile, so 'uname -a' doesn't look quite right. maybe i am missing
something needed still. will dig deeper to it ...
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