Re: cross-compiling ia64 kernels?

From: Bob Picco <bob.picco_at_hp.com>
Date: 2006-10-31 23:15:08
Len Brown wrote:	[Tue Oct 31 2006, 02:12:12AM EST]
> On Monday 30 October 2006 17:25, Bob Picco wrote:
> > luck wrote:	[Mon Oct 30 2006, 04:20:50PM EST]
> > > Does anyone have a recipe for tools & scripts to cross-compile
> > > a current ia64 kernel?  I have lots of machines sitting in the
> > > lab waiting for me to run native builds so I've never bothered
> > > to look into cross environments.  But I've had some inquiries
> > > on how to cross-build from some people with less h/w ready to
> > > do their bidding.
> > > 
> > > -Tony
> > Tony,
> > 
> > I build all my arches on x86_64 with crosstool. My current tool chain
> > for x86 and ia64 is derived from gcc-3.4.1-glibc-2.3.2.  For powerpc
> > I'm using  gcc-3.4.2-glibc-2.3.3. It doesn't require significant effort
> 
> What is the newest compiler version that works?
> A moment ago I updated demo-ia64.sh to try to build
> gcc-4.1.0-glibc-2.3.6 and it bailed out before completing.
I don't know. It has been several months since building with crosstool.
I'm in the middle of apartment moving.  I'll attempt to investigate
later this week.

You might want to look at Dan's results section on his website.
> 
> thanks,
> -Len
your welcome,

bob
> 
> > after downloading Dan Kegel's crosstool source and build tools at:
> > http://www.kegel.com/crosstool/
> > . Select the tool chain gcc revision and
> > binutil revision in Dan's arch specific script file and build. Then one
> > only has to add the installed compiler path to your shell environment path.
> > For example ia64 for me is 
> > /usr/local/crosstool/gcc-3.4.1-glibc-2.3.2/ia64-unknown-linux-gnu/bin.
> > After that 
> > 	make ARCH=ia64 CROSS_COMPILE=ia64-unknown-linux-gnu- whatever
> > should work just fine.
> > 
> > I'm not certain whether this is all the information you require:
> > 
> > bob
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