Project Idea

Ralph Siemsen ralphs at
Sun Feb 26 08:43:51 PST 2017

On Sun, Feb 12, 2017 at 09:59:33PM -0800, Daniel Gimpelevich wrote:
> Lately, I've been thinking about finally doing something from my
> NetWinder TODO list of _eleven_ years ago next month. What you already
> did with Gentoo and gcc was certainly on it, so it would be great if you
> could post that somewhere.

I'm not sure what Douglas did for Gentoo, but I did similar experiment
back in late 2015. I was able to cross-compile a working image using
gcc-4.8. It took some effort, because many spots needed to be patched
to use the linker option "--fix-v4bx". For the kernel I used 3.18.6.


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