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Re: PowerMac kernels with GCC 2.95.1

On Sat, Oct 30, 1999 at 01:27:54PM -0500, Shaw Terwilliger wrote:
> I'm using GCC as part of Potato (1999/10/29) on my PowerBook (G3 Series
> Lombard).  Since about 1999/09/24 (my last working kernel) I haven't
> been able to successfully boot a new kernel.  I've been using Paul
> Mackerras's archive (rsync samba.anu.edu.au::linux-pmac-stable) the
> whole time.  My 1999/09/24 kernel (2.2.12) is the latest that won't
> boot without a machine check somewhere in modprobe/init/somerandomprogram.
> It occurred to me that perhaps the GCC package has changed since
> then to make it unable to build usuable kernels.  
> In short, is anyone using PPC Potato's GCC (2.95.1 19990816 release)
> and Paul's stable kernel (2.2.13 is latest) and getting bootable
> kernels?  Is there some other compiler I should be using (older 
> GCC)?

I've been using the mentioned version of gcc for a while now to build
PReP kernels from the 2.2.12 and now .13 releases.  I built the most 
recent kernel-image packages from stock 2.2.12 using 2.95.1 as well.

I've been able to boot that pmac kernel on my StarMax with no problem.

Matt Porter
This is Linux Country. On a quiet night, you can hear Windows reboot.

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