Re: PowerMac kernels with GCC 2.95.1
>>>>> "Shaw" == Shaw Terwilliger <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Shaw> I'm using GCC as part of Potato (1999/10/29) on my PowerBook (G3 Series
Shaw> Lombard). Since about 1999/09/24 (my last working kernel) I haven't
Shaw> been able to successfully boot a new kernel. I've been using Paul
Shaw> Mackerras's archive (rsync samba.anu.edu.au::linux-pmac-stable) the
Shaw> whole time. My 1999/09/24 kernel (2.2.12) is the latest that won't
Shaw> boot without a machine check somewhere in modprobe/init/somerandomprogram.
Shaw> It occurred to me that perhaps the GCC package has changed since
Shaw> then to make it unable to build usuable kernels.
Shaw> In short, is anyone using PPC Potato's GCC (2.95.1 19990816 release)
Shaw> and Paul's stable kernel (2.2.13 is latest) and getting bootable
Shaw> kernels? Is there some other compiler I should be using (older
I would suggest to upgrade to gcc-2.95.2 as there are severe bug for PPC
with 2.95.1 (incorrect loop generation, mishandling of volatile keyword, ...).
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