Re: 2.2.{9,10} strangeness

Alexander V. Lukyanov (
Thu, 17 Jun 1999 14:39:39 +0400

On Wed, Jun 16, 1999 at 09:10:04PM +0400, Alexander V. Lukyanov wrote:
> When compiling kernel, gcc randomly gets signals SEGV and ILL. I'm pretty
> sure that hardware is ok, and memory is with parity. There were no errors
> before.

More info: 2.2.7 compiles kernel ok, while 2.2.10 (and .9) faults 2 times
and more.

> The most interesting thing is that the errors disappear if I remove -pipe
> from arch/alpha/Makefile.

It did not really help. The failts became more rare, but still there.

> And I have just recompiled egcs with no errors
> (without -pipe too).

This puzzles me. egcs (3 stages) is bigger compilation task than kernel,
but it did not fail.