On Fri, Oct 12, 2007 at 10:48:54AM -0700, David Daney wrote:
From: David Daney <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2007 10:48:54 -0700
To: Ralf Baechle <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: Gcc 4.2.2 broken for kernel builds
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Ralf Baechle wrote:
So it looks as if gcc 4.2.2 is broken for kernel builds resulting in the
following error message with binutils 2.18:
mipsel-linux-ld: drivers/mtd/.tmp_mtd_blkdevs.o: Can't find matching LO16
reloc against `$LC6' for R_MIPS_HI16 at 0x9e0 in section `.text'
Older binutils throw a more cryptic error message about the bad assembler
code generated by gcc:
mipsel-linux-ld: final link failed: Bad value
make: *** [drivers/mtd/mtd_blkdevs.o] Error 1
make: *** [drivers/mtd] Error 2
make: *** [drivers] Error 2
Just as heads up ...
Could you file a bug report here:
If you could include a pointer to the kernel sources you were using and
perhaps attach your .config to the bug that might be useful as well.
If I had the time I'd have done that. Short of that posting a warning is
what I can do.