Subject: Re: QDSS Status and Kernel Making problems.
To: J. Buck Caldwell <>
From: Lord Isildur <>
List: port-vax
Date: 05/20/2003 20:49:41
i would assume the old code still works, though i havent heard of anyone
using a qdss in quite a while.. 

On Tue, 20 May 2003, J. Buck Caldwell wrote:

> What is the current status of the QDSS? I'm putting together the pieces 
> of a Vax4000/200, and plan on sticking my QDSS into it, and wondered if 
> it's supported at all (even as glass).
> Also, I'm having trouble building a kernel with 1.6.1. When I do 'make 
> depend', I get:
> depending the compat library objects
> cat ../../../../arch/vax/vax/  |  sh 
> ../../../../kern/ cc  -mno-asm-pic -ffreestanding  -O2 -Werror -W
> all -Wno-main -Wno-format-zero-length -Wpointer-arith 
> -Wmissing-prototypes -Wstrict-prototypes -Wno-uninitialized  -D_VAX_IN
> LINE_ -I.  -I../../../../arch -I../../../.. -nostdinc -DLKM -DMAXUSERS=8 
> -D_KERNEL -D_KERNEL_OPT   > assym.h.tmp &&  mv -f a
> ssym.h.tmp assym.h
> cc1: Invalid option `no-asm-pic'
> *** Error code 1
> Stop.
> make: stopped in /sys/arch/vax/compile/NEBULA
> Any ideas? I think this is actually a 1.6.1_RC3 system, with release-1-6 
> kernel sources.
> Please reply directly, I'm off list right now.