Re: amd64 toolchain
>>>>> "Bart" == Bart Trojanowski <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Bart> * email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org> [030715 08:42]:
>> is there a somewhat detailed description of how to convert a woody
>> system on an opteron box to use the amd64 toolchain, and 64 bit kernel.
Bart> We've been working with sarge/testing.
This wouldn't make any difference for me.
Bart> There is no such document.
>> I installed Arnds packages, but was not able to build a kernel e.g., or
>> any other 64 bit binary.
Bart> The default compilation output of that toolchain is 32bit.
Bart> I've solved that with a simple script; it also lies to dpkg about the
Bart> Get this script:
Bart> http://www.jukie.net/~bart/debian/amd64/scripts/gcc.bart and put it
Bart> in /usr/bin/gcc.bart, then
Bart> cd /usr/bin rm -f gcc g++ ln -s gcc.bart gcc ln -s gcc.bart g++
Ok, I'll try that. Which binutils package do you use? I had problems installing
binutils-multiarch_126.96.36.199.4-0.1_amd64.deb because of the amd64 in the
Bart> Your kernel should install now.
Bart> You can also get the kernel from:
Bart> Note that if you want to build 20030707.1 you will need kerne-source
Bart> 2.4.21 which is available only in sid/unstable, iirc.
Are you using any additional patches from the x86-64 site or just the plain