Re: 2.5.38 on ppc/prep

From: Remco Post (
Date: Mon Sep 23 2002 - 09:39:49 EST

On maandag, september 23, 2002, at 04:29 , Tom Rini wrote:

> On Mon, Sep 23, 2002 at 02:03:02PM +0200, Remco Post wrote:
>> after some tiny fixes to reiserfs and the makefile for prep bootfile
>> (using ../lib/lib.a vs. ../lib/libz.a) I managed to succesfully compile
>> a kernel. It even boots to the point where it frees unused kernel
>> memory
>> and then stops... this includes succesfully mounting the root
>> filesystem...
> What typo exactly? The only 'lib' in the Makefile
> (arch/ppc/boot/prep/Makefile) is:
> LIBS = ../lib/zlib.a

That one exactly... I don't recall calling it a typo, though ;-) I guess
that is more a relic from when the only lib routines were libz ones and
we called the lib to be linked libz.a....

There is a simular entry in arch/ppc/boot/openfirmware/Makefile...
removing the z helped over there as well (don't recall exactly, I'm at
work now... ) (not that I dare booting Linus's 2.5 tree on my build
machine, it's falling apart even with stable software.... ;-(

> --
> Tom Rini (TR1265)

Met vriendelijke groeten,

Remco Post

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