freebsd-arm Digest, Vol 276, Issue 1

Grzegorz Bernacki gber at freebsd.org
Wed Jul 20 13:00:30 UTC 2011


On 07/20/11 11:33, Damjan Marion wrote:
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> On Jul 20, 2011, at 6:37 AM, satish kondapalli wrote:
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>> Thanks marion,
>>
>> "make buildkernel TARGET=arm TARGET_CPUTYPE=cortex-a8" is not working.
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> As I said in my previous email, it will work if cortex-a8 is supported.
>
>>
>> 1)  How to build custom tool chain in free BSD. is there any documentation?.
>
> no afaik. You can try to modify script which is made for Mac OS X :
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> https://github.com/jsnyder/arm-eabi-toolchain
>
>
>> 2) Which gcc version will support for cortex-A8? I want to compile FreeBSD kernel for coretx-A8
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> Last CodeSourcery should be good pick. One which is used by script above.
>
>> .
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>> any one build the kernel for cortex-A8?(armv7).
>
> Currently there is no ARMv6 and ARMv7 support in freebsd kernel.
> Some people are working on support on different ARMv6 and ARMv7 SoCs
> but it is still work in progress.

We have initial support for ARMv6/v7 architecture. It still needs some 
clean up and testing and will be available soon.

regards,
grzesiek


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