Hristo Grigorov wrote:
> On Thursday 06 December 2001 00:02, Jean Francois Martinez wrote:
> > Austin Gonyou wrote:
> > > This is not true. RH 7.1 gcc is not broke(as in can't compile code that
> > > runs), but there was an update to it which fixed certain issues. You
> > > definitely CAN compile kernels with that default gcc though that will
> > > boot. Will you have problems? ymmv. The best course of action is to
> > > either get gcc3, or update your current gcc from updates.redhat.com.
> > Gcc3 is known to NOT work with kernel.
> Linux version 2.4.16-xfs (root@magdanoz) (gcc version 3.0.2 20011002 (Red Hat
> Linux 7.1 3.0.1-4))
> Really ? How does it happen that it works here for months already ? Not even
> one single fault. And the system is not idle for sure....
> Cheers, Hristo.
You can't say it works unless you have compiled and tested all
configurations with all drivers. All you can say is you got lucky with
your particular configuration. As soon as you use the wrong hardware or
config, it won't work anymore.
D. Stimits, stimits@xxxxxxxxxx