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Re: Linux for MIPS Atlas 4Kc board

To: Michael Anburaj <michaelanburaj@hotmail.com>
Subject: Re: Linux for MIPS Atlas 4Kc board
From: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>
Date: Fri, 11 Apr 2003 11:28:51 +0200 (MEST)
Cc: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>, Linux/MIPS Development <linux-mips@linux-mips.org>
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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 <ralf@linux-mips.org>
> >To: Michael Anburaj <michaelanburaj@hotmail.com>
> >CC: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
> >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 
> >for
> > > MIPS & documentation about the kernel. Please point me to documents on 
> >the
> > > 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 
> >so,
> > > please point me to documents that gives the exact build steps for the 
> >same.
> >
> >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 
> >installed
> > > 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.

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

                                                Geert

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

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