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From: Davide Cittaro <davide.cittaro@...>
Subject: Re: kernel version and binutils issues
Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2008 20:30:56 +0100
On Jan 21, 2008, at 5:54 PM, Jose Luis Rivero wrote:

> On Mon, Jan 21, 2008 at 02:17:17PM +0100, Davide Cittaro wrote:
>> Hi again, since 2.4 has been deprecated, which is the latest 2.6.x  
>> kernel
>> with full support for SMP on alpha (titan)?
>
> SMP alpha problems were fixed long ago (~2006) so latest stable  
> should work
> just fine.
>

I'm glad to read this... I hope that tomorrow kernel building will go  
fine :-)

>>
>> Also, while I was trying the stage 1 installation I've went through  
>> an
>> error emerging binutils:
>
> Stage 1 and Stage 2 installations stop recieving support quite a long
> time ago, so please, go for a stage3 one.
>

Ouch! Is that the reason why gentoo handbook jumps from unpacking  
stage to kernel configuration? Why stage1 and stage2 tarballs are  
still on mirror?

>>
>> /var/tmp/portage/sys-devel/binutils-2.18-r1/work/binutils-2.18/bfd/ 
>> trad-core.c:
>> In function 'trad_unix_core_file_p':
>> /var/tmp/portage/sys-devel/binutils-2.18-r1/work/binutils-2.18/bfd/ 
>> trad-core.c:122:
>> error: 'PAGE_SIZE' undeclared (first use in this function)
>> /var/tmp/portage/sys-devel/binutils-2.18-r1/work/binutils-2.18/bfd/ 
>> trad-core.c:122:
>> error: (Each undeclared identifier is reported only once
>> /var/tmp/portage/sys-devel/binutils-2.18-r1/work/binutils-2.18/bfd/ 
>> trad-core.c:122:
>> error: for each function it appears in.)
>> make[4]: *** [trad-core.lo] Error 1
>>
>
> This is a known problem. Please try a stage3 clean install and if it
> fails, create a bug report and I will check it.
>

Great. I have to do this, even because I've just discovered that  
stage2 has been blocked on coreutils building...

d

Davide Cittaro
davide.cittaro@...

--
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he gets caught he'll be eating that fish through a straw



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