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Re: Update for RedHat 7.1

To: Pete Popov <ppopov@pacbell.net>
Subject: Re: Update for RedHat 7.1
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2001 01:28:32 +0200
Cc: Carsten Langgaard <carstenl@mips.com>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <3B9FBE04.3010304@pacbell.net>; from ppopov@pacbell.net on Wed, Sep 12, 2001 at 12:56:52PM -0700
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On Wed, Sep 12, 2001 at 12:56:52PM -0700, Pete Popov wrote:

> > On a Atlas board with a QED RM5261 CPU (little-endian).
> > The kernel is based on 2.4.3.
> 
> I would try the exact same userland and kernel version on a different board, 
> preferably with a different cpu.  Rebuild perl natively 10 times. If it
> works on the other board, there is a very good chance that this is a board
> or CPU problem. Native compiles seem to be very good for stressing the
> hardware.

And software.  You have little chance to find all the little details that
need to be tweaked with crossbuilds.

  Ralf

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