Re: Cobalt RaQ 2
At 05:50 PM 8/18/00 -0500, you wrote:
> Cobalt support has merged into the current Mips kernel CVS a couple
> of days ago - Check the firstname.lastname@example.org list for that.
> There are currently only a little mips/mipsel packages available
> and we are in the middle of a possibly incompatible glibc transition
> (2.0.7 -> 2.2) so its all less than Alpha.
Im trying to build an 'updated' cobalt install with al the stuff from
I have so far updated to binutils 2.10 for compiling a newer gcc (2.4.x
It seems that the latest 20000814 egcs snapshot appears to work.
It is still compiling (my cobalt Qube 2 has just 32MB although I upgraded
the drive to a 13GB :-)
I've checked out the current CVS snapshot, but I can't get it
to compile. I've got a chroot debian system set up on my cobalt,
but I'm missing a 'good' gcc or egcs. Where can I find this stuff?
I will let you know if this snapshot works.
The latest gcc release (2.95) won't work. (can't make executables).
Also... Is there a debian porting FAQ somewhere that tells everyone
what order to tackle the compiles in?
This is from searching the different README's in the tarballs.
btw I am not building for a debian box. But that shouldn't matter in this case.
I am trying to go from a 2.0.x kernel to a recent 2.4 (it has xfs support -
And add more fail-over support (eg customer abuse/when I'm sleepy ;-).
A friend of my mine sells these boxes to customers and he donated a Qube2
I'm trying to help him out making it work better and learn allot in the
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