On Tue, Mar 31, 1998 at 09:26:20AM +0200, Ulf Carlsson wrote:
> On Mon, 30 Mar 1998 email@example.com wrote:
> > On Mon, Mar 30, 1998 at 09:42:56AM +0200, Oliver Frommel wrote:
> > > i got the kernel (linux-980326) from linux.sgi.com and had the following
> > > problems crosscompiling it from intel-linux (which appeared on list once,
> > > but
> > > without any answer/solution as far as i remember):
> > >
> > > mips-linux-gcc -D__KERNEL__ -I/mnt/dsk1/devel/mips/linux-980326/include
> > > -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -O2 -fomit-frame-pointer -G 0 -mno-abicalls
> > > -fno-pic -mcpu=r4600 -mips2 -pipe -c entry.S -o entry.o
> > > entry.S: Assembler messages:
> > > entry.S:147: Error: .previous without corresponding .section; ignored
> > > make: *** [entry.o] Error 1
> > > make: Leaving directory
> > > `/mnt/dsk1/devel/mips/linux-980326/arch/mips/kernel'
> > > make: *** [linuxsubdirs] Error 2
> > >
> > >
> > > i'd appreciate an explanation what's happening here very much ..
> > In the vanilla FSF sources the .previous pseudo is broken resulting in
> > these messages. The fix is in 2.7-4 and newer.
> What are the vanilla FSF sources? The only FSF I have knowlegde of is the
> Free Software Foundation :-)
Sorry, but the FSF doesn't over any other flavour except vanilla ;-)
> Do I need a new crosscompiler?
Not really, if you have a native compiler setup. A crosscompiler is
however very handy and sometimes even necessary when bootstrapping for a