gcc33 creates a zImage which doesnt boot

Olaf Hering olh at suse.de
Tue Nov 11 17:42:41 EST 2003

 On Tue, Nov 11, Anton Blanchard wrote:

> > It is exaxtly the same source, ameslab 2.5 from yesterday. I had to
> > tweak compiler.h for 3.2.2.
> > (people/akpm/patches/2.6/2.6.0-test9/2.6.0-test9-mm2/broken-out/ppc64-reloc_hide.patch)
> >
> > I tried to use -mcpu=power3 instead of -mcpu=power4 with the gcc33
> > build, but that did not help. I will copy the 3.2 .o files into the 3.3
> > tree and see where it breaks.
> What was the exact error when -mcpu=power4 wasnt added?

There was no error. But I just realized that '-mcpu=power4' is the wrong
if branch in the Makefile, so my change was never active.

Earlier debugging showed that it dies in lmb_alloc_base(), probably in
the while() loop where lmb_overlaps_region() is called.

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