Re: Updated 2.4 TODO List -- new addition WAS(test9 PCI resourcecollisions (fwd)

From: Mike A. Harris (
Date: Tue Oct 10 2000 - 23:44:40 EST

On 10 Oct 2000, Gnea wrote:

>> Please add this to your list. Linux is unusable in these machines.
>> I have cc'ed Martin and Linus because they play in that PCI area.
>erm, looking at your list it says that you're using Redhat 7.0, which
>is known to ship with a buggy gcc, which is KNOWN to do nasty things
>with kernels.
>Linux version 2.4.0-test9-JHS1 ( (gcc
>version 2.96 2
>0000731 (Red Hat Linux 7.0)) #2 Thu Oct 5 11:59:31 EDT 2000
>yeah, that pretty much sums it up right there.. you may want to try
>something else.

Once again misinformation and FUD.

On Red Hat 7.0, use "kgcc" for kernel compilation. This is
really an FAQ... Instead of changing distributions, try reading

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