Re: kernel compiling problems on iMac CRT
On Wed, Jun 25, 2003 at 12:59:13PM +0300, Martin-Éric Racine wrote:
> On Wed, 25 Jun 2003, Sven Luther wrote:
> > On Wed, Jun 25, 2003 at 10:33:43AM +0200, Michael Schmitz wrote:
> > > > > My config is attached. This was using GCC 3.0 on kernel-source-2.4.20-7.
> > >
> > > Is gcc 3.x required for powerpc kernels now? The ix86 kernels still
> > > recommend 2.95 FWIW.
> > gcc 3.3 is the official sid compiler and gcc 3.2 is the official sarge
> > compiler, and starting in kernel 2.4.21, gcc 3.3 don't cause major
> > problems.
> > In any case, i would strongly discourage to use gcc 3.0 or 3.1.
> There's a problem right there: 3.0 has been the only reliable compiler lately.
> Meanwhile, 3.3 produces broken kernels and 3.2 has already been slated for an
> early retirement.
Do you have links on this information, or personal experience ? I have
been using 3.2 compiled kernels without problems, and so has anyone
using Dan's kernel-image package, since they were built with 3.2 and 3.3
since a long time.
I personnaly bellieve you should use either 2.95 or 3.2/3.3 today.