RE: Building custom kernel
I'd be interested in your input on this. I thought the latest direction was
to use gcc 3.3.3+ for kernel compilation versus egcs64. Please correct me
if I'm wrong...
> If you want to build custom kernel, I suggest that you should download the
> source from ftp://ftp.kernel.org or from one of it's mirrors.
> Install the egcs64 package (cross compiler) using apt-get.
> (It seems to be, that it is already installed on your computer.)
> Here is my workflow:
> 1. Open the Makefile (in kernel's source root dir) with an arbitrary
> 2. Look the beginning of this file. here is the variables for executable
> Find the CC (not HOSTCC!!!) It's value is: $(CROSS_COMPILE)gcc
> Change it to: sparc64-linux-gcc
> (Note: I don't remeber exactly, look the real name from output of
> 'dpkg -L egcs64' command)
> Note: Change only the CC variable, not the CROSS_COMPILE!
> 3. Don't forget to run 'make mrproper' first!
> 4. Run 'make menuconfig'