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Re: Recommended gcc/binutils Versions for mips64 target?

Subject: Re: Recommended gcc/binutils Versions for mips64 target?
From: Thiemo Seufer <>
Date: Sat, 11 Dec 2004 10:54:43 +0100
In-reply-to: <57004.>
Original-recipient: rfc822;
References: <57004.>
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.6i wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm currently trying to cross-compile a kernel (2.6.10-pre3 from cvs with
> the IP30 patch from Stanislaw) for my Octane (IP30) on Linux/amd64.
> What versions of gcc and binutils are currently recommended
> for crosscompiling? The target should simply be mips64-linux if I read the
> Makefile correctly? This has caused problems as my binutils version
> configured with mips64-linux didn't produce a linker that was
> capable of using elf64btsmip, mips64-linux-gnu did work.

Unless deviates significantly from the GNU version, both
mips64-linux and mips64-linux-gnu should have the same capabilities.

> I'm also a bit confused as to why IP30 support is located in the arch/mips/
> hierarchy and not arch/mips64/. IIRC, the Octane definitely needs a 64 bit
> kernel to boot?

arch/mips64 doesn't exist an more for 2.6, the 64bit support was moved
to arch/mips.


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