Thanks everyone for your help.
-- Ryan Barnett USC Computer Engineering
On Fri, 21 Aug 1998, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Thu, 20 Aug 1998, rbarnett wrote: > > > > I'm using egcs-2.90.27 980315 (egcs-1.0.2 release) with binutils > > 184.108.40.206.23. > > > > Running gdb 4.17 on vmlinux (2.1.117) displays the following output: > > > > (gdb) x/10i __switch_to > > 0xc01088d0 <__switch_to>: pushl %esi > > 0xc01088d1 <__switch_to+1>: pushl %ebx > > 0xc01088d2 <__switch_to+2>: movl 0xc(%esp,1),%ebx > > 0xc01088d6 <__switch_to+6>: movl 0x10(%esp,1),%ecx > > Ok, egcs for some reason refuses to do the fastcall thing. > > > Your interpretation? Shall I reinstall GNU gcc and abandon egcs? > > I wonder. The above certainly implies that at least your particular > version of egcs cannot compile the current kernels, but I don't know why. > Before abandoning egcs you might want to talk to some egcs people to see > whether there is some simple way to make egcs do the right thing. > > Linus
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