Re: newbie with debian/alpha
Pasi Pirhonen <email@example.com> writes:
> > 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 ;)
I would recommend waiting, too.
> 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 ..... :)
Nope, it won't. I put up a newer gcc which should work for you.
> > debian.med.miami.edu:/pub/mdorman
> I don't see it still ...
Sorry, got busy at work. Both a new binutils and a new gcc are there.
> i am more that willing to test anything. i feel much more 'alive', when i
> can again 'play around' with not-so-stable-things :)
I kind of feel that way, too.
> Of course i have my limitations in knowing the UN*X intenals, but i'll learn
> more every day.
No need to know heavy-duty Unix internals for this. I look at the
kernel code every couple of months, nod my head in wonderment, and
then go back to what I was doing.
I'm a helluva applications hacker, though.
> This Alpha @ 166Mhz w/ 256cache is slow, but i love it already :)
Actually, it's pretty good for applications, but gcc is _SLOW_.
> 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 ...
Try using the newer gcc (I know this is a lot to have to download).
That'll get you linking properly (or should---let me know if it
doesn't). Nice that you're already getting something resembling
results---though we want to wean you off of ld.so.1 ASAP.
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