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Re: Kernel 2.6 for m68k/amiga

On Mon, 16 Aug 2004, Storm66 wrote:
> Is it possible to get a 2.6 kernel for m68k or the "general" kernel from
> debian is OK ?

Please use the version from Linux/m68k CVS, cfr. http://linux-m68k-cvs.ubb.ca/

> Are there some pre-requisite to compile it ? (gcc or binutils version
> for example).

I use gcc 2.95.2. You need a newer binutils to assemble one file in usr, all
the rest should be fairly happy with whatever binutils you use.

There's a known problem with revent binutils. If amiboot complains, try

> If it is possible I will try to compile (and run ?) it on my A2000/060.

Should work fine (my A4000/040 runs!
Any special hardware extensions (e.g. SCSI)?



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
							    -- Linus Torvalds

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