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Bug#68016: tftp and floppy install broken on sun4m

On Thu, Aug 03, 2000 at 09:47:45AM -0400, Ben Collins wrote:
> > 
> > So what's the moral of the story: a (normal) bug report against gcc 2.95 
> > because it seems to misoptimise jobs.c for sparc (although it works on 
> > sparc64), an (important) bug report against ash to get it recompiled for 
> > sparc potato (either disable -O2 for jobs.c or use gcc2.7.2.3) which is 
> > needed to get proper boot floppies for sparc32 and a clarification to the
> > boot floppies and busybox people which are not responsible for this bug.
> > 
> > I'll keep the boot floppies bug open anyway until we got new sparc boot 
> > floppies with a fixed ash.
> Thanks Christian, I've been hoping someone with the hardware would track
> this down, and you did an excellent job of doing just that. I'll recompile
> ash (binary only, w/o optimizations) and rebuild boot-floppies in time for
> potato release.

Finding the signal bug in sparc32 glibc for slink was harder ;-)

I just filed a grave bug report against ash. Just close it with your binary
only upload of ash.

After recompiling new boot floppies could you put them up somewhere. 
Recompiling boot floppies on our small sparc 10/20 and Ultra I is a pain.

BTW thanks for all the potato work on the sparc port, Ben.


Christian Meder, email: meder@isr.uni-stuttgart.de
What's the railroad to me ?
I never go to see
Where it ends.
It fills a few hollows,
And makes banks for the swallows, 
It sets the sand a-blowing,
And the blackberries a-growing.
                      (Henry David Thoreau)

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