On Fri, Feb 11, 2005 at 01:14:41PM -0500, Stephen P. Becker wrote:
> >First, there's something wrong with "make ip32_defconfig" which generate
> >config file with "Kernel code model = 64-bit kernel" (MIPS64=y) but
> >doesn't preselect "Use 64-bit ELF format for building" (BUILD_ELF64=n)
> >doing so, "make" quickly generates an error:
> O2 doesn't use 64-bit ELF format. You have to use o64. See the
> arch/mips/Makefile portion of http://dev.gentoo.org/~geoman/cvs.diff for
> the proper changes. I'm willing to bet a lot of your problems will go
> away if you stop using ELF64. Such a kernel will boot, but it never
> quite works right. Not only that, but 64-bit kernels have had some
> major problems in 2.6.11 so far that I'm not sure Ralf has completely
> fixed just yet. Last I knew swap still didn't work, so I bet that is
> where your swap problem is coming from.
I fixed that also but it's still not stable. As a test I did rebuild
e2fsutils and it did panic after a while. So midnight oil to the rescue ...