cross compiling wind river linux for ppc architecture

Josh Boyer jwboyer at
Wed Aug 12 09:00:32 EST 2009

On Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 05:42:26PM -0400, Paul Gortmaker wrote:
>On Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 10:09 AM, Sridhar Mahadevan<msridhar87 at> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Am trying to compile my WRL 2.6.21 kernel for PPC architecture.
>> The processor am using is AMCC powerpc 440EP .
>This isn't really the best choice of forum for trying to get help like this.
>Most of the people here are focused on working with the latest development
>kernels, and won't have the time to go back and look at year-old kernels
>based on the now removed PPC architecture.
>Plus they won't necessarily have any knowledge of what the WRL specific
>changes may or may not contain.  If you have the opportunity to do so,
>the best choice for you would be to go through the normal WR support
>channels with full details of your problem.
>At a glance, it looks like you are trying to build with ARCH=powerpc, and
>yet I don't think (from memory) that the 4xx boards had migrated from
>ARCH=ppc until sometime around the 2.6.24-ish timeframe.

Basic support was in 2.6.22.  440EP was in 2.6.24.


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