[Cbe-oss-dev] Problems building the ps3-linux branch

Julio M. Merino Vidal jmerino at ac.upc.edu
Thu Mar 15 04:43:27 EST 2007

On 14/03/2007, at 18:35, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:

> On Wed, 14 Mar 2007, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
>> I'm cross-building from a Fedora Core 6 i386 system by using the  
>> ppu-gcc
>> distributed with the Cell SDK 2.0.  So, I've "ARCH=powerpc" and
>> "CROSS_COMPILE=ppu-" on the top-level Makefile.
>> I've also manually downloaded, built and installed the "dtc" utility.
>> Unfortunately, when building the kernel, the process bombs out in the
>> ps3-hvcall.S file.  The attached log contains more details.
> What version of ppu-as do you have?
> I'm not using Cell SDK 2.0, but I have:
> | GNU assembler version (ppc64-redhat-linux) using BFD  
> version 20060212

Hmm, ppu-as --version gives:

     GNU assembler 2.16.1 (CELL 3-2, Apr 11 2006)

So yes, this has high chances of being the problem.

Where do I get a newer version?  (2.16.91.x sounds like a development  
one, isn't it?)
Is it available as RPM packages for easy installation?

Thank you!

Julio M. Merino Vidal <jmerino at ac.upc.edu>

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