Re: Softfloat on ARM?
On Wed, Feb 14, 2007 at 11:11:58AM +0100, Aurelien Jarno wrote:
> > Nice. Mine took 20 mins longer (real time), of which there was 3 mins
> > more user time. I had some other processes running, so... I was a bit
> > worried about the size of the deb, only 8.5M whereas my x86 debs are all
> > 20+M, probably due to a lot more drivers.
> > I also cross-compiled the kernel on a x86 laptop (1.5 GHz) and that took
> > me about half an hour. First, I though that it wasn't working right (I
> Note that you need to use an arm eabi toolchain. Building an eabi kernel
> with an old abi toolchain work, and the kernel seems to works, but then
> you will have some problems wrt to ioctls. For example Alsa do not work.
Hm, I used to compile my EABI kernels with an old-ABI toolchain for a
while, and that I think works just fine.
The case where ALSA doesn't work is where you run an old-ABI userland
on top of an EABI kernel (because the kernel does not translate ioctls.)