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Re: Cross compiling MIPS kernel under x86

To: octane indice <>
Subject: Re: Cross compiling MIPS kernel under x86
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Tue, 25 May 2010 15:44:00 +0100
Cc: Dmitri Vorobiev <>,
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On Tue, May 25, 2010 at 03:58:25PM +0200, octane indice wrote:

> Ok. I'm following the info there:
> but infos seems a bit old, so I followed the main idea
> with newer binutils and gcc-4.4.4

That page just documents available toolchains and is suffering from too
many details.  Somebody should do a bit weed killing on that page.

The build dependencies for the kernel are documented on

which I've updated just before my previous posting.

> It is still compiling gcc. When it will finish, I will ping back
> and say if it compiles an octeon kernel 2.6.34

It will :-)


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