Re: Processed: Re: Bug#146883: Kernel compiled for an Alpha SMP is not bootable.
On Tue, 14 May 2002, Debian Bug Tracking System wrote:
> Processing commands for firstname.lastname@example.org:
> > merge 146883 134197
> Bug#134197: gcc-2.95: gcc 2.95.4 cannot compile a bootable 2.4.17 kernel on some Alpha machines.
> Bug#146883: Kernel compiled for an Alpha SMP is not bootable.
> Merged 134197 146883.
I can't look at the bug report right now to confirm this, but this may be
related to a long-standing SMP code bug in the alpha parts of the
kernel. I submitted a patch against the kernel ages ago and it got
ignored, fyi. I'll follow up on this later and make sure that this is the
same problem that I'm thinking of.
Oh, also fyi, there is a code generation bug in gcc that's really behind
this, but the code in question is no longer used in 2.4.x, so it should be
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