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Re: I got me a mips too!

Andreas Jaeger <aj@suse.de> writes:

> Jim> I'm going to look at the glibc issues too.  I worked through all that
> Jim> stuff on ARM, so I'll see what I can do with MIPS.  Maybe we can use a
> Jim> CVS version of glibc (I think we did that for ARM).
> If you're looking at glibc, please work closely together with me - and
> read <http://www.suse.de/~aj/glibc-mips.html>.  You need the glibc 2.2
> CVS version, 2.1 will never work.

Will do.

That web page looks quite helpful.

> I do have some strange problems with glibc 2.2 on the Cobalt machines,
> it might be an endianess issue in gcc, binutils or glibc :-(.  Another
> problem is that the Cobalt machines only have Linux 2.0 - and glibc
> 2.2 for MIPS will not run on such an old kernel.  The headers are not
>  compatible at all.

Ok.  I guess I'll have to add building a new kernel to my work plan.  :-)


 - Jim

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