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Re: Compilation problem with kernel 2.4.16

To: Ralf Baechle <>
Subject: Re: Compilation problem with kernel 2.4.16
From: Krishna <>
Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2006 05:29:54 -0800 (PST)
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then will u please suggest me which compiler to use to compile kernel 2.6.14 for BCM1480 or else where i get the proper compiler.

Ralf Baechle <> wrote:
On Fri, Mar 24, 2006 at 01:49:16AM -0800, Krishna wrote:

> Sorry I mentioned version incorrectly. It is 2.6.14. The compiler i m using
> is sb1-elf-gcc (which i downloaded from
> Her is the error description:

The *-elf gcc configuration will not work for compiling Linux/MIPS or
applications; you need a mips-linux target.

> **********************************************
> Makefile:489: .config: No such file or directory
> scripts/basic/fixdep.c: In function `parse_config_file':
> scripts/basic/fixdep.c:228: warning: implicit declaration of function `ntohl'
> scripts/basic/fixdep.c: In function `print_deps':
> scripts/basic/fixdep.c:336: warning: unused variable `map'
> /home1/guest/vikram/COMPILER/specifix/broadcom_2004e_341/i686-pc-linux-gnu/bin/../lib/gcc/sb1-elf/3.4.1/../../../../sb1-elf/bin/ld: warning: cannot find entry symbol _start; defaulting to 0000000000400040
> /tmp/ccb1vCvc.o(.text+0x4): In function `usage':
> : undefined reference to `_impure_ptr'
> /tmp/ccb1vCvc.o(.text+0x4): In function `usage':
> : relocation truncated to fit: R_MIPS_GPREL16 _impure_ptr

These messages seem to indicate you did something bad to the makefiles.
The crosscompiler is being invoked where the target compiler should be.



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