Re: PPC 440 System

[@8=?koi8-r?Q?=22?=Andrey Borzenkov=?koi8-r?Q?=22=20?= (simon@baydel.com)
Tue, 15 Jul 2003 10:24:13 +0100


I don't understand. Can I not just use the math emulation in the kernel ?

Cheers

Simon.

On 14 Jul 2003 at 9:16, Roland Dreier wrote:

> simon> If I remove /sbin/init from the nfs root the kernel panics
> simon> as expected, so I assume root is mounted ok. I have tried
> simon> to build a minimum root filesystem which contains
> simon> /dev/console, /dev/ttyS0 and a statically linked
> simon> /sbin/init. The init just does a printf but I do not see
> simon> this message. Does anyone know it this should work ?
>
> Yes, a static /sbin/init should work.
>
> simon> Initially I tried to build a root filesystem from files on
> simon> a Mac Clone running Yellow Dog Linux. I believe this has a
> simon> PPC 604e processor. Should this systems binaries/libraries
> simon> run on the 440GP ?
>
> simon> Can I expect a statically linked executable, made on the
> simon> Mac, to run on the 440GP?
>
> Probably not. The 440GP has no floating point hardware, so you will
> need (at least) to build a special glibc without FP instructions and
> also make sure your gcc is set up not to generate FP instructions.
>
> Your best bet is probably to download ELDK (a free Embedded Linux
> Development Kit) from www.denx.de. Dan Kegel also has some good PPC
> 4xx cross development information at www.kegel.com.
>
> Best,
> Roland
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