Subject: Re: Error: no such 386 instruction: `fxsave'
To: Lubomir Sedlacik <salo@Xtrmntr.org>
From: gabriel rosenkoetter <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/29/2001 19:26:00
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On Tue, Oct 30, 2001 at 01:01:36AM +0100, Lubomir Sedlacik wrote:
> (i386 only): i386 kernel now uses new instructions like fxsave which
> old gas doesn't understand. To build the kernel successfuly, you
> need to build and install new gas (gnu/usr.bin/gas.new).
Don't get too excited. gas.new, it would appear, cannot be built
without bfd, which doesn't exist unless you do a make build. I think
it's pretty obvious we're going in a circle here.
Just comment out compat I686_CPU, build a kernel, build the new
userland, then build a kernel with compat I686_CPU back in.
(I'm in the midst of doing this myself. See current-users from
~ g r @ eclipsed.net
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