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From: "Sven Vermeulen (swift)" <swift@g.o>
Subject: gentoo commit in xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook: hb-install-sparc-kernel.xml
Date: Tue, 13 Dec 2011 20:30:54 +0000 (UTC)
swift       11/12/13 20:30:54

  Modified:             hb-install-sparc-kernel.xml
  Log:
  Fix #392203 - Cross compiler prefix can now be set in the kernel configuration. Makes it a bit easier. Thanks to Nathan M for reporting!

Revision  Changes    Path
1.41                 xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-sparc-kernel.xml

file : http://sources.gentoo.org/viewvc.cgi/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-sparc-kernel.xml?rev=1.41&view=markup
plain: http://sources.gentoo.org/viewvc.cgi/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-sparc-kernel.xml?rev=1.41&content-type=text/plain
diff : http://sources.gentoo.org/viewvc.cgi/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-sparc-kernel.xml?r1=1.40&r2=1.41

Index: hb-install-sparc-kernel.xml
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RCS file: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-sparc-kernel.xml,v
retrieving revision 1.40
retrieving revision 1.41
diff -u -r1.40 -r1.41
--- hb-install-sparc-kernel.xml	21 Jul 2010 01:43:22 -0000	1.40
+++ hb-install-sparc-kernel.xml	13 Dec 2011 20:30:54 -0000	1.41
@@ -4,12 +4,12 @@
 <!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
 <!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
 
-<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-sparc-kernel.xml,v 1.40 2010/07/21 01:43:22 nightmorph Exp $ -->
+<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-sparc-kernel.xml,v 1.41 2011/12/13 20:30:54 swift Exp $ -->
 
 <sections>
 
-<version>10.1</version>
-<date>2010-07-20</date>
+<version>11</version>
+<date>2011-12-13</date>
 
 <section>
 <title>Timezone</title>
@@ -125,7 +125,19 @@
 <body>
 
 <p>
-First go to <c>File Systems</c> and select support for the filesystems you use.
+First, we set up the proper cross compilation settings to make sure that the
+Linux kernel is built for the correct system type. To do so, set the
+<e>Cross-compiler tool prefix</e> to <c>sparc64-unknown-linux-gnu-</c>
+(including the trailing dash):
+</p>
+
+<pre caption="Identifying the proper cross compilation platform">
+General setup ---&gt;
+  (<i>sparc64-unknown-linux-gnu-</i>) Cross-compiler tool prefix
+</pre>
+
+<p>
+Then go to <c>File Systems</c> and select support for the filesystems you use.
 <e>Don't</e> compile them as modules, otherwise your Gentoo system will not be
 able to mount your partitions. Also select <c>Virtual memory</c> and <c>/proc
 file system</c>:
@@ -272,7 +284,7 @@
 </p>
 
 <pre caption="Compiling the kernel">
-# <i>make CROSS_COMPILE=sparc64-unknown-linux-gnu- &amp;&amp; make CROSS_COMPILE=sparc64-unknown-linux-gnu- image modules_install</i>
+# <i>make &amp;&amp; make modules_install</i>
 </pre>
 
 <p>





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