Ha!!! It works!!! Well, only 32-bit kernels work, but anyways, sorry for
trouble. I must have tested it before bothering you with stupid questions...
With regard to booting a 64-bit kernel it all looks OK, loading works and what
I see in the end is:
Starting 64-bit kernel
--- Press <spacebar> to restart ---
No OOPs, no crash, nothing! Isn't that strange? Any ideas?
On Wednesday 18 August 2004 16:46, Max Zaitsev wrote:
> > Did you just use the small fix or did you use the whole patch ?
> No, I've just used the original 3.8.1 distribution and could not compile
> that I've tried it like a month ago and did not get anywhere neither with
> self-compilation nor with cross-compilation. I wrote Guido Guenther and he
> had said that he only tried to compile arcboot with gcc 2.95 and that gcc
> 3.x might have problems stripping some symbols that we want from the
> binary, while leaving the others, that we don't want... That would explain
> the factor 10 increase in the resulting file size and it's inability to do
> So the thing is that the original arcboot 3.8.1 does not work for me if I
> compile (whereas the debian binary of the same version does), so it made no
> sense for me to try to apply your patch. I need to find a way to compile
> arcboot properly first. How do you do that yourself? Or do you think your
> fixes in makefiles make difference already? Actually, you've changed the
> LDFLAGS, which could be the problem... OK, I'll give it a try and let you
> know how it was.
Dr. Maxim Zaitsev
University Hospital Freiburg
Department of Diagnostic Radiology
Tel. (761) 270 3800
Fax. (761) 270 3831