compiling 2.5 kernel for ppc64

Andrew Morton akpm at
Sat Mar 29 16:41:55 EST 2003

Gary Byers <gb at> wrote:
> Hi.
> Earlier today, I:
> - built and installed binutils for ppc64, from current RedHat CVS sources
> - built and installed gcc for pppc64, from current GCC 3.3 CVS sources +
>    the latest (20030326) 3.3 patch from
> - tried to build kernel 2.5.66 from

All the necessary patches to build a ppc64 2.5 kernel are in the -mm tree.

There are four in there at present.  I am testing that kernel on ppc64 a
couple of times a week.

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