For the most part it looks like its building. But source files of some of
the drivers are failing. Like for instance NVRAM ( nvram.c ), some file
system files & some video driver files.
A friend of mine said this. ?Do menuconfig & select the appropriate board
option (for me it is MIPS Atlas 4Kc). And you don?t have to worry about all
the other options (like the file systems, & device drivers) ? At least to
get it to build initially?. Is that statement right? What he meant was, when
you select a board the remaining things get customized automatically
according to the board option. So, if I selected Atlas 4Kc board then only
the drivers, file systems & other modules relevant to Atlas 4Kc would get
enabled for the build to follow. Is that right?
If that?s true, then I shouldn?t face these many number of errors when
building FS & device driver modules.
To work around this, each time I see an error, I do ?$ make ARCH=mips
menuconfig?, go find the option corresponding to the module & disable it. So
that those files never get built & then the build progresses a bit before it
break again. I am yet to complete this activity (probably today after work &
this weekend I will do this). Do you think it?s best way to go about this?
Thanks & Cheers,
From: Ralf Baechle <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Keith Owens <email@example.com>
CC: Michael Anburaj <firstname.lastname@example.org>,email@example.com
Subject: Re: Linux for MIPS Atlas 4Kc board -problems :(
Date: Sat, 3 May 2003 03:09:34 +0200
On Fri, May 02, 2003 at 02:18:13PM +1000, Keith Owens wrote:
> You have to specify ARCH=mips on _all_ make commands, not just make
> *config. Do 'make ARCH=mips' for the second one.
In the MIPS kernel source I've hardwired ARCH=mips. He'd either have
to pass something like CROSS_COMPILE=mips-linux- or set the config
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