Re: Fwd: [linuxdc-dev] Problem trying to build 2.6.0-test1

From: Adrian Bunk (
Date: Sun Jul 20 2003 - 17:32:24 EST

On Sun, Jul 20, 2003 at 03:00:46PM +0100, Adrian McMenamin wrote:
> This is a message I posted to the Dreamcast linux development list. It appears
> to be a problem with the cross assembler (target is SH4, host is ia32) I am
> using but before I put it down to that, I wonder if anybody else has seen
> this and can offer a comment?
> It is certainly not a configuration problem as the SH4 maintainer has built
> this kernel for the Dreamcast (he's probably the only one apart from me to
> have even tried :() and when I used his .config it failed in just the same
> way.
> AS usr/initramfs_data.o
> usr/initramfs_data.S: Assembler messages:
> usr/initramfs_data.S:2: Error: Unknown pseudo-op: `.incbin'
> make[2]: *** [usr/initramfs_data.o] Error 1
> make[1]: *** [usr] Error 2
> make: *** [vmlinux] Error 2

You need more recent binutils.

Documentation/Changes lists 2.12 as the minimum required version.



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