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RE: compilers

To: "'Christian, Chip'" <chip_christian@xxxxxx>, "Linux XFS (E-mail)" <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: compilers
From: Igor Lautar <igor.lautar@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 5 Dec 2001 21:40:21 +0100
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
The default compiler in RH7.1 was broken...
I've also had a few problems with it myself...


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Christian, Chip [mailto:chip_christian@xxxxxx] 
> Sent: 5. december 2001 21:37
> To: Linux XFS (E-mail)
> Subject: compilers
> Just to add another data point...
> I recently started using the 2.4.9-12 kernel on a Dell 2450 with an 
> Intel e1000 gig-ethernet card running RedHat Linux 7.1.
> The SGI-built kernels work.  
> The RedHat-built kernels work.  
> When I built my own kernels, the module would load, 
> the card would get ifconfig'd up, etc.  Couldn't pass traffic.  
> Verified by connecting two identical machines with identical 
> kernels via fibre, which is to say I don't know if traffic 
> went in but not out, out but not in, or neither.  
> Same kernel works just fine on a Dell 6450 with the same 
> e1000 card.  
> I switched CC from kgcc to gcc-2.96-85, made no other 
> changes, and it now works great.

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