quick survey only for PowerPC 405 folks

Eugene Surovegin ebs at ebshome.net
Thu Dec 4 07:14:10 EST 2003

On Wed, Dec 03, 2003 at 10:44:35AM -0500, Christopher R. Johnson wrote:
> I'm trying to stabilize some tools and OS components, and would like
> your recommendations - you can reply directly to me if you like.
> Thanks!  Currently my target processors are 200mHz 405GP and 333mHz
> 405GPr on a custom-designed board.  We are already running 2.4.23-rc1 on
> the board with our own bootstrap.
> 1. Kernel version:


> 2. Kernel obtained from:

linuxppc-2.4 BK tree + some custom stuff

> 3. gcc version:


> 4. glibc version:


> 5. binutils version:


> 6. Did you build your own toolchain?


> 7. If not, where did it come from?

MVL 2.1

> 8. What is your development environment (editors, tools, debuggers, etc.)?

p4, gdb, ddd, Abatron, RiscWatch, brain :)

> 9. I have an Abatron, any useful magic I should know?

Usual stuff for any hw debugger. Nothing Abatron specific

> 10. How do you manage building, configuring and delivering user-mode
> software for the target?

Build: rather complex make + some Perl scripts

  a) production: rpm + custom update daemon
  b) development: NFS mount, or rsync, or scp, or whatever particular
developer prefers.


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