Subject: Re: Other GCC issues
To: Lucio De Re <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 04/02/2001 13:24:53
Sorry for the delay..

On Fri, 16 Mar 2001, Lucio De Re wrote:

> PS: As for the PowerPC, isn't it a little extraordinary that Linux
> could have been ported to the PowerPC while some of the GCC
> functionality in the context is being complained about?  Or am I
> mis-reading the problem and LKMs are a different kettle of fish
> altogether?

The linking problems aren't there if the lkm (or lkm) is within 32 MB of
the rest of the rest of the kernel. I think Linux has thw kernel maped in
using the MMU, so it's easier to get the lkm (or klm) close to the kernel.

Take care,