Re: Someone must know sparc debain
I always used kernel-package to build my sparc kernels. No problems.
Unfortunately I have an IPX, so it's rather slow on the build. I also had
to blank out the hard drive (doing Potato boot floppy tests) and for some
reason I can't get my NFSroot mounted. And I can't get the cross-compiler
to compile. :/ But compiling on Sparc should be fine.
On Thu, 3 Feb 2000, Aaron Solochek wrote:
> This is a pain. I compiled 2.2.13, and the first time silo complained
> that there wasn't enough room when I tried to boot that image. So
> I built a new one with less bloat (although its still like 2.3meg I
> think) and now it says it can't find an execuatble portion of the ELF
> image, or somthing along those lines. What is necessary to do this
> correctly. Here is what I'm doing now. make menuconfig, make dep, make
> clean, make boot, copy /usr/src/linux/arch/sparc/boot/vmlinux.o
> /boot/vmlinuz-2.2.13, ln vmlinuz-2.2.13 /vmlinuz, silo, reboot....
> Also, where are the config files for X? XF86config is a broken link,
> there is no XFsparcconfig or something like that. I want to adjust my
> resolution, color depth, font search order... Are these display options
> even changable on a sparc 5? I think I have 8mb of memory on the
> framebuffer card, so it seems decent. Anyways, I'm lost, is there a
> good source for this sort of info? The debian page seems less than
> -Aaron Solochek
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