checking sysdep dirs... configure: error: The arm is not supported

Carlos O'Donell
Thu Mar 8 13:52:00 GMT 2012

On Thu, Mar 8, 2012 at 8:15 AM, Hua Li <> wrote:
> Dear Carlos,
> Thanks, my cross toolchain is too old, how to upgrade?
> I am using linux kernel 3.2.5, which carries GCC 3.2.5, I assume that
> it is not too old.....

Your cross-compiler is too old.

GCC 3.2.5 is almost 10 years old.

I suggest getting a new cross-toolchain, either
via crosstool-ng build[1], the debian ARM EABI port[2], or
a pre-built distribution like that provided by my
employer Mentor Graphics[3].



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