gcc33 creates a zImage which doesnt boot

Hollis Blanchard hollisb at us.ibm.com
Wed Nov 12 01:21:17 EST 2003

On Tuesday, Nov 11, 2003, at 00:59 US/Central, Olaf Hering wrote:
> I disabled this line in arch/ppc64/Makefile and replaced all tlbiel
> calls with kdb().
> #CFLAGS         += -mtune=power4 -Wa,-mpower4
> This helps.

Yes, Alan already explained that -Wa,-mpower4 is a bad idea because it
frees the assembler to use power4-specific instructions. The latest
idea was Anton's patch, which also replaces tlbiel with a .long
directive (in addition to playing with the compiler flags).

Hollis Blanchard
IBM Linux Technology Center

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