On Fri, 11 Apr 2003, Michael Anburaj wrote:
> Thanks Ralf.
> I want this question to be answered.
> Can I build linux on my Win98 machine for MIPS 4Kc Atlas board using
> mipsisa32-elf-gcc & make?
No, you need mips-linux-gcc instead of mipsisa32-elf-gcc, as Ralf already told
you. mipsisa32-elf-gcc is not configured for building Linux kernels.
> >From: Ralf Baechle <email@example.com>
> >To: Michael Anburaj <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >CC: email@example.com
> >Subject: Re: Linux for MIPS Atlas 4Kc board
> >Date: Thu, 10 Apr 2003 03:25:29 +0200
> >On Wed, Apr 09, 2003 at 02:32:03PM -0700, Michael Anburaj wrote:
> > > I am new to Linux. But I have a strong ARM & MIPS background with kernel
> > > porting & other stuff.
> > >
> > > I want to get a higher-level view of the essential components of Linux
> > > MIPS & documentation about the kernel. Please point me to documents on
> > > net.
> >I suggest http://www.linux-mips.org to get started.
> > > Question 2:
> > > Does Linux-MIPS support the MIPS Atlas board with 4Kc processor using
> > > mipsisa32-elf build tool chain (Contain the appropriate HAL or BSP)? Is
> > > please point me to documents that gives the exact build steps for the
> >No. You must use a Linux configuration of the tools, that's mips-linux.
> > > Also do let me know if Cygwin over Win98 dev. environment is good for
> > > building & developing with Linux-MIPS or do I need to have Linux
> > > on my dev. machine?
> >I've never use Cygwin myself. The reports I've received are a mixed bag
> >ranging from extremly bad to very good.
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