On Fri, 12 Nov 1999, Karsten Merker wrote:
> Ralf has recommended using his binutils-19990825.tar.gz from oss.sgi.com
> because of the many bugfixes he has put into this version. Unfortunately I
> am experiencing problems with them. For example gv 3.5.8 crashes when
> built with these binutils while it works when built with the old
> binutils-2.8.1 (including the according mips-patches).
> Did anybody make similar experiences or am I doing something wrong
> otherwise? I am still using the following packages:
> Name : egcs Relocations: (not relocateable)
> Version : 1.0.2 Vendor: (none)
> Release : 9 Build Date: Tue Aug 11 21:25:28
Have you tried 1.0.3a? That version is explained in the Linux/MIPS HOWTO.
Together with binutils 2.8.1 it builded running binaries and glibc 2.0.7.
If ftp.linux.sgi.com hasn't the rpm's I'll upload them whereever you like.