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Re: Which linux for IDT RC32364

To: lars brinkhoff <lars.brinkhoff@intermec.com>
Subject: Re: Which linux for IDT RC32364
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@uni-koblenz.de>
Date: Wed, 19 Apr 2000 19:46:13 -0700
Cc: linux-mips@fnet.fr
In-reply-to: <38FADC73.9E9493E0@intermec.com>; from lars.brinkhoff@intermec.com on Mon, Apr 17, 2000 at 11:42:11AM +0200
References: <38F6F940.FBDFEBC5@intermec.com> <XFMail.000416230557.Harald.Koerfgen@home.ivm.de> <200004170808.JAA29438@mudchute.algor.co.uk> <38FADC73.9E9493E0@intermec.com>
On Mon, Apr 17, 2000 at 11:42:11AM +0200, lars brinkhoff wrote:

> Dominic Sweetman wrote:
> > But now, if you've got a Linux port which is based on
> > 32-bit code and runs on an R4000, it extends fairly easily to most
> > modern CPUs.
> 
> We tried compiling the latest Linux/MIPS version from SGI with
> the SDE tools, but if failed on the first .c files with parse
> errors in the header files and error messages from the assembler.
> Any idea why?

``I stuffed my right arm into a shredder and it did hurt.  Any idea why?'' ;-)

The SDE tools are simply not intended to be used for Linux.  Use the
Linux/MIPS tools or prepare to be burried alive in error messages.

  Ralf

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