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    SubjectRe: 2.4.22pre8 hangs too (Re: 2.4.21-jam1, aic7xxx-6.2.36: solid hangs)
    On Fri, Aug 08, 2003 at 03:55:02PM +0300, Ville Herva wrote:
    >...
    > Ok, the kernel compiled with gcc version 3.2.1 20021207 (Red Hat Linux 8.0
    > 3.2.1-2) has now been up for more than a week. It seems stable, but I'm not
    > sure yet.
    >
    > Which brings me to the question: which gcc version is considered most stable
    > for compiling 2.4.x these days?
    >...
    > This seems to suggest 2.96-85 would be more stable than gcc-3.2.1-2. Is this
    > the case?
    >...

    2.95.3 and the (unofficial) 2.96 are the best compilers for 2.4 .

    In most cases 3.2.1 will give you a working kernel, but if you need
    maximum stablity don't use gcc 3.x for compiling kernel 2.4 .

    cu
    Adrian

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