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