Re: cross compiling with deb package
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Cc: email@example.com
- Subject: Re: cross compiling with deb package
- From: shawn <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2012 15:20:41 -0700
- Message-id: <1343686841.24952.40.camel@shawn-ssd>
- In-reply-to: <alpine.DEB.email@example.com>
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On Mon, 2012-07-30 at 16:17 -0500, email@example.com wrote:
> I am sure it is easier to use the Debian kernel source package than to
> start with the source from kernel.org. But if I wanted to get the latest
> kernel source package for a arm processor and load it on a x86 machine
> to cross compile how should I proceed.
Upstream sources are unified among the arches, and support cross
do not believe debian kernel package supports cross compiling.
To cross-compile, install the cross toolchain, and then configure with
ARCH=arm make nconfig
depending on which toolchain you installed (i believe they are equal
when it comes to compiling the kernel, but I am not sure, I have always
compiled with the "gnueabi" one.