[Buildroot] How to build gcc with -m24k option

Elizabeth Oldham beth at the-hug.org
Wed Oct 17 21:11:57 UTC 2007

sathesh babu wrote:

> td/.tmp_mtd_blkdevs.o drivers/mtd/mtd_blkdevs.c
> mips-linux-ld: final link failed: Bad value

Thought I recognised this, it's been on the linux-mips.org mailing list. 
Here is a response to that OP:

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: Linux- compilation errors with GCC-4.2.1 and 
binutils-2.17 on MIPS
Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2007 09:21:43 -0700
From: David Daney <ddaney at avtrex.com>
To: veerasena reddy <veerasena_b at yahoo.co.in>
CC: linux-kernel.org <linux-kernel at vger.kernel.org>,        linux-mips 
<linux-mips at linux-mips.org>
References: <304090.76321.qm at web8411.mail.in.yahoo.com>

veerasena reddy wrote:
 > Hi,
 > I tried to compile Linux- for MIPS24KE
 > processor using cross-compiler built from gcc-4.2.1,
 > binutils-2.17 and uClibc-0.9.27. But, the compilation
 > failed with below error message ("mips-linux-ld: final
 > link failed: Bad value"):
 > ================================

The likely cause is:


As indicated in the PR, Richard has a patch that he is testing.  I would
think that by the time gcc-4.2.3 is released that it would be fixed.

I would recommend using a non-4.2.x version of gcc until the problem is

David Daney

>   Can you pls tell what could be the reason.

I guess 4.2.1 is broken :)

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