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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 .



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of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
"Only a promise," Lao Er said.
Pearl S. Buck - Dragon Seed

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