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Re: Mips Kernel Build

To: Jiahan Chen <jiahanchen@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: Mips Kernel Build
From: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>
Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2003 16:48:56 +0100 (MET)
Cc: Linux/MIPS Development <linux-mips@linux-mips.org>
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On Tue, 11 Feb 2003, Jiahan Chen wrote:
> I'm working on Linux embedded applications with
> PC (Intel) workstation as Development Host, and
> Mips as Target. Currently, I have the following
> questions:
> 
> 1. What is a easy way to create a new kernel for Mips?

>     I'm wondering if Kernel's 2.4.18 source tree distribution
>     from RedHat CD is working for Mips Kernel creation. 

Most probably not.

Get the kernel from Linux/MIPS CVS, cfr. www.linux-mips.org.

> 2. Do you have a simple procedure (scripts) to setup for
> cross-development environment on the PC Host? 

If you run Debian, `apt-get install -t unstable toolchain-source', and read
/usr/share/doc/toolchain-source/README.

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

                                                Geert

--
Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
                                                            -- Linus Torvalds


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