looking for toolchain (and more) for TS-7250 ARM SBC

Bill Gatliff bgat@billgatliff.com
Sat Dec 24 14:30:00 GMT 2005


Robert:


I don't think Linux builds reliably under gcc-4.x yet.  Use gcc-3.4.x.

b.g.

Robert P. J. Day wrote:

>  (i won't drag this out on this mailing list too much longer as much
>of it isn't CT-related, so i'll restrict my discussion to the CT
>issues, and we can find a better forum for the ARM-related stuff if
>someone wants to suggest one.)
>
>On Fri, 23 Dec 2005, Robertino Benis wrote:
>
>  
>
>>Hi Robert,
>>
>>This thing has Cirrus Logic 9302 commerical version ARM9 based MCU.
>>I have the board, and I'm also interested in participating in a
>>project in porting 2.6.x kernel onto it.
>>
>>I've tried to actually build 2.6.x (don't remember which version
>>exactly), and I think it somwhwat worked on the board, but then - it
>>was not just that simple ;-)
>>
>>I would like to put some time into having 2.6.x kernel running on
>>it, so drop a note if you need some more manpower.
>>    
>>
>
>  just to refresh folks' memories, this is the board we're talking
>about:
>
>  http://www.embeddedarm.com/epc/ts7250-spec-h.html
>
>  i've yet to even get mine, i can pick it up later this weekend but,
>in the meantime, there's still a couple things i can do.
>
>  first, build a toolchain.  technologic systems (hereafter, "TS")
>already supplies a crosstool-generated toolchain but i'd like to build
>one with (naturally) the latest and greatest GNU software.
>
>  starting with a stock crosstool-0.38, which script would represent
>the build for this board?  while crosstool-0.38 supports gcc-4.0.1 and
>glibc-2.3.5, i've already submitted patches for the next version to
>bring that up to gcc-4.0.2 and glibc-2.3.6, which included migrating
>all of the relevant patches forward.  the complete list of patches
>that i submitted for glibc-2.3.6 were:
>
>arm-ctl_bus_isa.patch
>glibc-20040822-s390-sysdep_inc.patch
>glibc-2.3.5-allow-gcc-4.0-wordexp.patch
>glibc-2.3.5-allow-gcc4-wcstol_l.patch
>glibc-2.3.5-cygwin.patch
>glibc-2.3.5-sh-memset.patch
>glibc-2.3.5-sh-nptl-lowlevellock.patch
>glibc-2.3.6-allow-gcc-4.0-arm.patch
>glibc-2.3.6-allow-gcc-4.0-elf.patch
>glibc-2.3.6-allow-gcc-4.0-powerpc32.patch
>glibc-2.3.6-allow-gcc-4.0-powerpc64.patch
>glibc-2.3.6-fix-pr631.patch
>glibc-configure-apple-as.patch
>glibc-fp-byteorder.patch
>glibc-mips-bootstrap-gcc-header-install.patch
>make-install-lib-all.patch
>
>  anyway, not being an ARM wizard, i'm just looking for the *exact*
>incantation to build the toolchain for that board with crosstool-0.38,
>and i can extend that to pick up the newer stuff for which i already
>have patches.
>
>  and once that's done, i can try to cross-compile the latest 2.6
>kernel.  obviously, this kernel won't be appropriate for that board, i
>just want to see if the cross-compile succeeds, that's all.
>
>  and until i get my board, that's about as much as i can do.
>
>rday
>
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