Re: Success booting kernel on opteron
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On Thursday 29 May 2003 02:00, Jeffrey W. Baker wrote:
> Today I spent a few moments and got a working 64-bit kernel built and
> booted on Debian unstable. I had to link /usr/bin/ld, as, nm, objcopy
> to /usr/bin/x86_64-linux-*. Should binutils package take care of that,
> or is it considered a non-issue because future machines will not
> bootstrap from 32-bit kernels?
No, the x86-64.org kernel patch just should not change the value
of CROSS_COMPILE in the top level Makefile. When I build
the next kernel, I'll add a patch to the kernel source that takes
care of the CC and CROSS_COMPILE settings.
> There is only one MTRR range, which seems wrong:
> reg01: base=0xfc000000 (4032MB), size= 64MB: uncachable, count=1
> In addition dmesg said:
> mtrr: v2.02 (20020716))
> mtrr: your CPUs had inconsistent fixed MTRR settings
> mtrr: probably your BIOS does not setup all CPUs
Sounds harmless. Have you checked if you can download
a newer BIOS version?
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