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Re: Mips cross toolchain

To: Lyle Bainbridge <>
Subject: Re: Mips cross toolchain
From: Pete Popov <>
Date: Tue, 20 Aug 2002 08:54:41 -0700
Cc: linux-mips <>
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Just FYI, the oss code for the Alchemy boards is out of date. The latest
code is in the mips tree.  I meant to create patches and
send them to Ralf but I'm doing less and less dev work these days and
haven't been able to find the time.

As far as your toolchain, the last MontaVista release which included the
Alchemy boards was 2.95.3 based.  I can also tell you that gcc 3.2 works
fine, but I'm not sure if we needed any patches.


On Tue, 2002-08-20 at 08:58, Lyle Bainbridge wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm a linux kernel newbie, and this is my first linux-mips posting.
> I have built a big endian, elf, cross toolchain for mips32 (I'm using
> an Alchemy Au1500 SOC) based on the GCC 3.0.4, Binutils 2.11.2 and
> Newlib 1.9.0.  My intention is to now use it to compile the 2.4.19 kernel.
> I am still figuring out how to cross compile the kernel, but I was
> wondering if I had used the correct versions of GCC and Binutils to
> succesfully build a stable kernel.  Also, are there any patches I would
> need? So far I've used the stock distributions from
> Any advice would be most appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Lyle Bainbridge
> Minneapolis, MN

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