Subject: Re: Kernel cross-compiling howto
To: Florian Stoehr <>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/24/2004 17:29:03
On Fri, 24 Dec 2004 15:57:16 +0100 (CET)
Florian Stoehr <> wrote:

> Hi,
> since I shot myself in the foot cross-compiling a kernel yesterday and had 
> to figure things out (I found no documentation except VERY old mailing 
> list entries), I wrote a litte howto. As far as I see, this one worked.
> Maybe someone can proof the steps here and add it to the Kernel FAQ on the 
> website?

./ -m sgimips tools kernel=/path/to/kernel/config

will do it.

Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
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