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Re: Mips cross toolchain

To: Lyle Bainbridge <>
Subject: Re: Mips cross toolchain
From: Daniel Jacobowitz <>
Date: Tue, 20 Aug 2002 12:05:32 -0400
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On Tue, Aug 20, 2002 at 10:58:13AM -0500, 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.

You'll have better luck if you use the current releases.  That's 3.2
and 2.13 and (I think) 1.10.0.  Not sure if newlib 1.10.0 is released
or not.

Daniel Jacobowitz
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

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