[Newbie, LFS-6.5]: Problems with binutils-Pass2 compilation..

Chris Staub chris at beaker67.com
Thu Dec 17 13:06:49 PST 2009

On 12/17/2009 02:00 PM, Abhinav Chaturvedi wrote:
> Plus, when I gave the /sbin/swapon command, I got the message that my
> exisiting swap partition was busy (which it very well could be because
> my system has only 700MB of RAM). Let me create an explicit swap
> partition this time...
>     2009/12/17 stosss <stosss at gmail.com <mailto:stosss at gmail.com>>:
>      > If you are not experienced at doing this, when in doubt start over.
>      > Under certain mistakes and/or errors it is possible to complete the
>      > book and even boot the new system only to find out you messed up and
>      > have to start over any way because what you have doesn't work and
>      > can't be fixed. The voice of experience. After several attempts and
>      > completions I did finally get it right. I am still in the very early
>      > stages of the BLFS building process.
>      > --
>     That sounds rather harsh advice, but if nobody replies with
>     any direct experience of an error (after, perhaps, waiting for
>     24 hours - or longer at weekends) it might be the way to go.
>     Probably, the absence of an 8-bit type :
>     checking for type equivalent to int8_t... configure: error: no 8-bit
>     type
I just checked my chat logs - someone had the same error a couple weeks 
ago. The problem was some missing stuff in the specs file. Assuming you 
haven't already started over, go back to the Toolchain Adjustment page 
and redo the sed command that edits the specs file.

If you have already started over...just be extra careful about what 
you're typing.

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