Re: gcc-2.8.0 miscompiles kernel (Was: gcc-2.8 out...)

Thomas Pornin (
Sat, 17 Jan 1998 16:09:21 +0100

In article <> you write:
>Same here with the AIC7XXX and the DE4X5 driver. It occured whenI compiled the kernel with gcc-2.8.0, egcs-1.0 and 1.0.1.
>2.0.33 compiled with works fine.
>(System: PPro, binutils-

Have you tried a 2.1.78 or 2.1.79 kernel ? There was a bug in the de4x5
driver in the detection code that would trigger a kernel oops on a UDB
(which has a de4x5 card). I mailed it to the author, who patched it, and the
patch was included in the 2.1.78 kernel.

--Thomas Pornin