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Re: gcc 3.1 succeeds in building Linux 2.4.18


On Wed, Mar 27, 2002 at 11:39:28AM -0800, Steve Christiansen wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 27, 2002 at 11:18:33AM -0500, Craig Rodrigues wrote:
> > On Mon, Mar 18, 2002 at 02:39:38PM -0800, Janis Johnson wrote:
> > > Gary Hade has succeeded in building a 2.4.18 kernel on ia64 using a
> > > recent version of GCC 3.1, but his kernel doesn't boot.  Booting and
> > > running a kernel is every bit as important as building it, so I
> > > strongly encourage you and others who are testing kernel builds to
> > > try using the new kernel.
> > 
> > The IA64 problem should definitely be fixed before the release.
> 
> Just an FYI: Richard fixed the problem this morning.
>   http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc-patches/2002-03/msg01779.html
> 
> Gary will try another ia64 Linux kernel build today.
> 
> Thanks
> 
> Steve

Good news!  A few minutes ago I was able to successfully boot 
an IA-64 2.4.18 kernel built with:
     gcc version 3.1 20020327 (prerelease)

Richard, thanks for the fix.  
Steve/Chris, thanks for isolating the problem.

Gary


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