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    SubjectRe: 2.5.38 on ppc/prep

    On maandag, september 23, 2002, at 04:29 , Tom Rini wrote:

    > On Mon, Sep 23, 2002 at 02:03:02PM +0200, Remco Post wrote:
    >> after some tiny fixes to reiserfs and the makefile for prep bootfile
    >> (using ../lib/lib.a vs. ../lib/libz.a) I managed to succesfully compile
    >> a kernel. It even boots to the point where it frees unused kernel
    >> memory
    >> and then stops... this includes succesfully mounting the root
    >> filesystem...
    > What typo exactly? The only 'lib' in the Makefile
    > (arch/ppc/boot/prep/Makefile) is:
    > LIBS = ../lib/zlib.a

    That one exactly... I don't recall calling it a typo, though ;-) I guess
    that is more a relic from when the only lib routines were libz ones and
    we called the lib to be linked libz.a....

    There is a simular entry in arch/ppc/boot/openfirmware/Makefile...
    removing the z helped over there as well (don't recall exactly, I'm at
    work now... ) (not that I dare booting Linus's 2.5 tree on my build
    machine, it's falling apart even with stable software.... ;-(

    > --
    > Tom Rini (TR1265)
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    Remco Post

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