egcs-1.1.1-1c bug (was Re: major ksyms problem)

Gary Thomas gdt at
Tue Feb 23 18:22:46 EST 1999

On 22-Feb-99 Tom Vier wrote:
> it's an egcs bug. i think it's not aligning instructions properly, cuz
> i believe the 601 is more strict about alignment. is anyone having
> problems using bsd_comp.o, ppp_deflate.o, and hfs.o on a non-601
> machine built under pre-R5 (egcs-1.1.1-1c)?
> i rebuilt bsd_comp.o and ppp_deflate.o w/ egcs-1.0-2e from dr3 and
> they worked perfectly.
> egcs-1.1.1-1c failed using -O0, -O2, and -O3 with all combinations of
> -mcpu=601, -mcpu=604, and -fno-schedule-insns. -fpic did work, however
> it addes an offset table symbol that makes insmod complain.
> is this a know problem?
>> > Feb 21 09:36:18 zero insmod: /lib/modules/2.0.37-osfmach3/net/bsd_comp.o:
>> > Unhandled relocation of type 26 for .L343

I think you need newer binutils to fix this.  Try using:

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