how to Compile linuxppc 2.5

Wolfgang Denk wd at
Sat Feb 7 21:15:27 EST 2004

In message <20040207042455.C5FFD42EB0 at> you wrote:
> Sorry for wrong information, I get the linuxppc_2.5 from
> bk:// not from Denx.:(  But I want to know
> whether I can make  kernel from the source even if it is not from your
> sites. When I make the FADS_config, It complains the no FADS_config rules

Of course you can use the ELDK to compile _any_ kernel source tree.

> exist, but the directory arch/ppc/configs has FADS_config.

Many things have changed in 2.5/2.6. Please try:

	-> make ARCH=ppc CROSS_COMPILE=ppc_8xx- FADS_defconfig
	-> make ARCH=ppc CROSS_COMPILE=ppc_8xx- uImage

But don't expect that this will actually work.

Even with the latest version (2.6.2) will end  up  with  errors  like

arch/ppc/kernel/ppc_ksyms.c:351: `request_8xxirq' undeclared here (not in a function)
arch/ppc/kernel/ppc_ksyms.c:351: initializer element is not constant
arch/ppc/kernel/ppc_ksyms.c:351: (near initialization for `__ksymtab_request_8xxirq.value')

> another question how can I get linuxppc_2_5 from your sites?

At the moment you cannot. We don't support this  yet.  IMHO  the  2.6
kernel is not ripe yet for real-life use.

> Thanks very much for your great works on PPC!!!

You are welcome.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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