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From: Sergey Tikhonov (tsvsolvo.ru)
Date: Wed Dec 05 2007 - 07:54:29 CST
Oliver Falk wrote:
> On 12/05/2007 08:23 AM, Sergey Tikhonov wrote:
> [ ... ]
>> Updating aboot and kernel was enough for start (surpriselly the new
>> kernel booted with older (ac3) glibc).
> It does, but is incompatible! The ultimate test for that: touch x; rm -f x.
> Same is true for for kernel 2.6.17 and later (until .23) + glibc 2.6.90.
I will check (I use 2.6.21). But I was able to do a lot of building of
mono :) Just curious.
Again (out of curiosity) - have been most of previous kernel patches
incorporated to upstream? I check kernel src rpm yesterday and
see just 3 alpha specific patches and I remember a lot (especially
module patches to support bigger modules). :)
>> Yes, pata - support on PWS cypress chipset is broken. :( I have all my
>> working files on IDE disk (even it works slow, but big and cheap).
>> Hopefully Jay would have some spare time. ;)
> I'm not quite sure; Is this broken upstream? If yes, has someone tried
> contacting the alpha kernel guys?
I think so, I just confirmed Jay's report. The "exact" error message I
>> Updated glibc and surprise again - it works with older kernel too (my
>> IDE is back). :)
> Make sure it *really* works. :-) If you have kernel 2.6.15 you should be
> able to work with glibc 2.6.90....
>> Now I need to find out what is correct procedure to hack packages in new
>> koji environment ...
> You have your koji cert, do you?
Yes. I just have no idea (tried to read about koji, but have not got the
idea from first try) what is the common scenario to incorporate patches.
If it the same as it was before - make it work localy, then build SRPM
and upload it to koji... or some more sophisticated way - just upload
patches and changelog and it magically gets into SRPM. :)
>> PS. mono from SVN fails to build with new gcc/binutils :(
> What kind of 'fails'?
During linking of shared library ld complains about some kind of
relocation problems on one of the modules from static library used
(boheim GC) in building. This is something I haven't seen before....
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