Re: linux-2.1.103 crashes egcs-19980517 on i586

Ralf Wierzbicki (rafal@boa1.dcss.McMaster.CA)
Thu, 21 May 1998 20:11:18 -0400 (EDT)

On 21 May 1998, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> In article <>,
> Horst von Brand <> wrote:
> >This compiler (and egcs-19980508 at least) crash on
> >linux/arch/i386/kernel/bios32.c:check_pcibios. A presumably safe workaround
> I've added the __volatile__ to my tree because it won't hurt, but these
> kinds of continuing problems with egcs miscompiling the kernel make me
> nervous. And it makes me irritated that people _continue_ to patch the
> kernel instead of trying to fix the compiler.
> Linus

I just compiled 2.1.103 with egcs. The compile went smoothly and
the system seems to be running just fine. My egcs version is: Reading
specs from /usr/lib/gcc-lib/i586-pc-linux-gnu/egcs-2.90.29/specs
gcc version egcs-2.90.29 980515 (egcs-1.0.3 release). This is a pentium

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