kilauea compilation breaks with v3.3 kernel and ELDK 4.2

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at
Sat Mar 31 11:03:04 EST 2012

On Sat, 2012-03-31 at 00:53 +0200, Frank Svendsbøe wrote:

> Hi Josh Boyer,
> just wanted to add that I'm experiencing the same problem that Robert
> reported, but on 8xx instead of 4xx. The mpc8xx does not support the
> mfdcrx instruction, so maybe it's more to it than just a binutils bug?

The kernel shouldn't have tried to build that instruction on 8xx, though
I suppose if it's in arch/powerpc/boot, we are a bit too eager at
building everything including what's not relevant, we might to be a bit
more careful at excluding 4xx stuff on a 8xx kernel.

Can you give us the exact error ?


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