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Re: custom compiled 2.6.9 kernel; broke gcc

On Thu, 2004-11-18 at 16:35 -0500, homeless wrote:
> hi all,
> i've been custom compiling kernels for a while now and just tried the
> 2.6.9 version.  i use kernel-package and debian's packages.  running
> my 2.6.8 kernel i compiled a 2.6.9 kernel using make oldconfig,
> nothing relevant appeared (though i did add an extra version tag), so
> the config file is essentially as it was.
> after booting with the new kernel, gcc seems to sporadically give
> internal compiler error: segmentation fault errors.  i've tried going
> up to gcc-3.4 but that doesn't change anything.  the problem is most
> prevalent with kernel compilation.
> system is debian unstable on a 1GHz AMD Athlon.  any thoughts?  has
> something changed in the kernel that i missed?

there *is* some bug with the 2.6.9 kernel. i can fully compile a 2.6.9
kernel while running a 2.6.8 kernel, but my machine crashes (really
badly too, power off and all, not even a frozen screen) when i compile a
2.6.9 while running a 2.6.9. this behaviour happened three times in a
row, crashes at the exact same spot of the compile (or so i believe,
remember, no frozen screen or anything). but under 2.6.8 everything
compiles fine.

i have not filed a bug report yet.

-matt zagrabelny

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