Paul's devel branch on Lombard?

Geert Uytterhoeven Geert.Uytterhoeven at
Fri Sep 10 19:46:06 EST 1999

On Fri, 10 Sep 1999, Martin Costabel wrote:
> Shaw Terwilliger wrote:
> > Martin Costabel wrote:
> > > Kernel 2.3.16 is from cvs at openprojects, with 2 little patches to make it
> > > compile and to recognize my ethernet card. I'll reboot in a minute to
> > > try 2.3.17.
> > 
> > I tried 2.3.16 last week (from cvs from openprojects), and had similar
> > machine check problems on boot.  It _did_ seem to recognize all my
> > hardware (perhaps the BMAC did not work, but I couldn't tell, it wouldn't
> > stay up that long).
> > 
> > If I use the CVS kernel, will I _need_ 2.95, or will EGCS 1.1.2 work?
> I think there is even some explicit warning somewhere that
> gcc-2.95-compiled kernels are bad for your health or something. If you
> ask Linus (or read Documentation/Changes), you are told to use
> gcc-, no kidding.

Recommended compiler versions in Documentation/Changes apply to ia32 only.

> 2.3.17 is now running, although I had to recompile it once; make
> oldconfig had eaten my CONFIG_ADBMOUSE. Someone is playing games with
> the config options. In make menuconfig, the "APPLE DESKTOP MOUSE" is
> marked as "NEW". Mine doesn't look very new anymore :-)

Woops, didn't read thit that well. So please forgot about my former suggestion
to run `make oldconfig' :-)



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