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Re: [PATCH]: for poor sools with old I2 & 64 bits kernel

To: Juan Quintela <quintela@mandrakesoft.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH]: for poor sools with old I2 & 64 bits kernel
From: Thiemo Seufer <ica2_ts@csv.ica.uni-stuttgart.de>
Date: Thu, 19 Dec 2002 23:22:35 +0100
Cc: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>, mipslist <linux-mips@linux-mips.org>
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Juan Quintela wrote:
[snip]
> >> Notice that I am using egcs for MIPS64 as I am not able to compile the
> >> kernel with gcc-3.2 :(
> 
> thiemo> I don't think this is compiler dependent. :-)
> 
> from  arch/mips64/Makefile:
> 
> #
> # Some machines like the Indy need 32-bit ELF binaries for booting purposes.
> # Other need ECOFF, so we build a 32-bit ELF binary for them which we then
> # convert to ECOFF using elf2ecoff.

Argh, this hack again! Sorry for the confusion, I'm just used to think
64bit == ELF64.


Thiemo

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