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Re: [DECstation] linux-2.1.121-pre2 is out!

Subject: Re: [DECstation] linux-2.1.121-pre2 is out!
From: Thomas Riemer <>
Date: Sun, 13 Dec 1998 18:31:56 -0500 (EST)
In-reply-to: <>
What are the binutils/gcc patches relative to?  Where do I get what they
are relative to?


Given enough eyeballs all bugs seem shallow.

On Sun, 13 Dec 1998, Harald Koerfgen wrote:

> Fellow DECstation hackers,
> the subject says it all. This one is, as usual, based on the latest CVS 
> source tree
> and is available at the usual place. (Thanks, Michael)
> linux-2.1.121-pre2 works both on R3000 and R4000 based DECstations and 
> contains all
> bugfixes for pre1 I have received so far. Additionally it includes Ralf's
> get_mmu_context() proposal which seems to work nicely on R3000 and R4000 
> targets.
> Nevertheless I am actually working on a patch to fix a few things I have 
> overseen
> before I uploaded 2.1.121-pre2 B-) to make this source tree compile with 
> egcs-1.0.2.
> To be able to compile this kernel, you have to patch your gcc spec file (mine 
> is in
> /usr/local/lib/gcc-lib/mipsel-linux/2.7.2/) and you have to rebuild your 
> binutils,
> or to be more precise as,
> with Gleb O. Raiko's patch when you want to compile a
> kernel for a R3000 target. Both patches are available  at
> This kernel is *not* generic i.e., you have to choose the right CPU Type 
> (either
> R3000 or R4x00) for your DECstation.
> Happy hacking.
> ---
> Regards,
> Harald

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