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

Geoff Levand geoffrey.levand at am.sony.com
Thu Mar 15 05:13:25 EST 2007

Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm trying to build a kernel with up to date sources to run it on a  
> PlayStation 3 we have recently got for research purposes.  (I'm  
> interested in using recent sources because I'll later have to do  
> changes to them.)  To do this, I've fetched the ps3-linux branch from  
> the git repository as follows:
> git clone git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/geoff/ps3- 
> linux.git

Seems OK.  You should say the git revision, latest is

> Then I created a configuration file from ps3_defconfig (no  
> modifications) and built it.
> 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 never used that toolchain, and it seems there is a binutils
compatibility problem.

I'll try that toolchain and see if I can get a fix.


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