Gentoo Archives: gentoo-ppc-dev

From: Pieter Van den Abeele <pvdabeel@g.o>
To: Lars Weiler <pylon@g.o>
Cc: Pieter Van den Abeele <pvdabeel@g.o>, gentoo-ppc-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-ppc-dev] bootstrapped my iBook with our future toolchain
Date: Thu, 26 Aug 2004 10:28:28
In Reply to: [gentoo-ppc-dev] bootstrapped my iBook with our future toolchain by Lars Weiler
On 26 Aug 2004, at 03:20, Lars Weiler wrote:

> Hi team, > > as I have a new harddisk now, I needed to bootstrap my > iBook. For this session I chose our future toolchain with > > * sys-devel/binutils- > * sys-libs/glibc- (though we want to test > the 20040808) > * sys-devel/gcc-3.4.1-r2
I have had good luck with 0808, no apparent problems at all.
> Furthermore I used the sys-kernel/linux26-headers-2.6.7-r4 > so that I could set nptl in the use-flags. udev is also a > testing candidate.
It has lots of bugs. It would be better to use the 2.6.8 headers. Problems I had with 2.6.7-r4: - gpm - xfce4-netload didn't compile. Plasmaroo ironed these bugs out in 2.6.8.
> Quite all went well beside kbd and powermac-tools. kbd > compiled only with linux26-headers- and > powermac-tools only with the 2.6.7-version. Later on I > investigated that only the current ~ppc mac-fdisk compiles > with linux26-headers. > > Then I found a little problem in the kernel-config. As long > as you don't have BLK_DEV_IDEDMA, IDEDMA_PCI_AUTO and > BLK_DEV_ADMA set, you can't compile pmac.c. The problem is, > that the first three options are not a dependency to the > separated PMAC-(uninorth-)options. > > I hope that these information could help our > basesystem- and kernel-guys ;-) > > Regards, Lars
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