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Re: Cobalt Qube 2 kernel?

Karsten Merker wrote:
> On Fri, May 02, 2003 at 04:11:20PM +0200, Guido Guenther wrote:
> > On Fri, May 02, 2003 at 02:16:54PM +0200, Karsten Merker wrote:
> > > To my knowledge the current binutils in unstable are plain broken on mips. I
> > > have built my kernels with the toolchain in woody. To the question "what
> > In what ways are binutils broken, are there other things besides the
> > "branch to globally visible symbol" issue (which should be fixed in the
> > kernel anyway)?
> In exactly this regard - and I personally consider the missing -mcpu options
> in the current binutils (which have worked and been in broad use since ages)
> a bug.

-mcpu is semantically overloaded in weird ways, and less capable than
the -march/-mtune combo. See the thread starting at
for a short overview, and
for the can of worms.


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