Re: how to compile a kernel?
On Mon, 11 Oct 1999 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Is there a HOWTO on how to compile a kernel for sparc64?
Someone posted a URL when I was having problems (I don't have it "at
hand"), but it had very little actual information in it, other than to say
that egcs64 worked...sometimes...
Once I got the right versions of everything, I had no trouble doing the
> I gather egcs64 is required for this? This package seems to conflict with
> everything under the sun. (no pun intended)
I don't understand. The version I have (1:19980921-1) may be a bit old,
but has no conflicts.
It is my understanding that the new gcc (2.95.x) is replacing egcs64, so
there may have had to be some conflicts instituted. I haven't had a chance
to try the new gcc on a kernel yet, but that may be the other way to keep
> Is there no way, for example, to compile a kernel on an ultrasparc while
> essential (for me) packages like g77 are installed?
Give the new gcc a try?
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