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Building the kernel for a Broadcom SB1

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Subject: Building the kernel for a Broadcom SB1
From: Jonathan Day <imipak@yahoo.com>
Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2005 10:24:35 -0700 (PDT)
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Hi,

Things've been interesting here, of late. I've got the
toolchain to compile natively 64-bit code (with
considerable effort and the instructions from Linux
From Scratch) and I have a working Linux 2.6.12-rc2
kernel with the SB1 patches from the linux-mips
mailing lists.

So far, so good. Tried compiling the 2.6.14-rc1
kernel, forward-porting all the changes that hadn't
been merged in. the kernel locks in the initial boot
sequence, after a couple of printf's.

Are there any kernel patches for the Broadcom/SiByte
processors that are specific to the 2.6.13-* or
2.6.14-*, or any options that are definitely producing
Bad Code on these kernels but not earlier?



                
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