Re: compile crosscompiler gcc-4.1 and gcc-3.4 for mipsel on i386
You need to compile a patched binutils.
Why can't you use precompiled packages (that would help us to fix
any problem, if there is one)? Did you try to add to your sources
deb http://www.emdebian.org/debian/ testing main
and search desired packages?
For mipsel you could also try Thiemo's precompiled packages at: