(no subject) - x86_64 problems

Nicholas Matteo nicholas.matteo at cwru.edu
Fri Jan 9 15:15:04 PST 2004

----- Original Message -----
From: tgarnsey at swiftdsl.com.au
Date: Friday, January 9, 2004 2:39 am
Subject: Re: (no subject) - x86_64 problems

> >>> I've been having trouble with the very first gcc compilation in 
> chapter>>> five (LFS v5.0) on an Athlon 64. Not sure if this 
> architecture has
> >>> anything to do with the problem, but I did notice some posts 
> implying>>> not
> >>> many people had tried LFS on it yet, and their might be some 
> problems.>>
> >> Athlon 64 is so new that it hasn't received wide LFS testing 
> yet. So
> >> unfortunately that means you're pretty much on your own :-(
> >>
> >
> > I would suggest anyone building LFS on x86-64 hardware go to
> > http://home.ix.netcom.com/~ejohns/glfs-amd64/index.html
> > and read how Eric Johnson did it. He kept some good notes on it.
> >
> I'll had a look at that and got the impression it was only for people
> starting with a 32bit host OS on amd64. I'll have a good look at it 
> anyhowand work out how much applies if you are starting with a 64 
> bit host OS.
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I can confirm that the same problem occurs starting from Mandrake for AMD64, a 64-bit host os.  GCC compiles fine, but has weird errors when it tries to recompile itself, in the bootstrap passes.  I haven't had a look at that page yet though.

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