[ELDK] powerpc-linux-gcc:command not found

Khalid Mohiuddin khalid.mohiuddin at dektech.com.au
Mon Nov 14 15:35:06 CET 2011

  Thanks for helping, I was using older version of eldk. Will update  
to 5.0. I was trying to compile kernel 3.0.8 for powerpc.


> Hi,
> On Sat, 12 Nov 2011 04:52:03 +1100
> Khalid Mohiuddin <khalid.mohiuddin at dektech.com.au> wrote:
>> Hi Stefano,
>>     Thanks as I didn't know PATH would be effected by using sudo. The
>> problem is partly solved now. Below is the error message.
>> khalid at khalid-VPCS13S9E:~/ctbuild/linux$ make ARCH=powerpc
>> CROSS_COMPILE=powerpc-linux- CROSS32_COMPILE=powerpc-linux-
>> *** 3.0 kernels no longer build correctly with old versions of binutils.
>> *** Please upgrade your binutils to 2.12.1 or newer
>> make: *** [checkbin] Error 1
>> khalid at khalid-VPCS13S9E:~/ctbuild/linux$
>> What could be the problem? below is what I got with ->ld --version
>> khalid at khalid-VPCS13S9E:~/ctbuild/linux$ ld --version
>> GNU ld (GNU Binutils for Ubuntu)
> by running ld --version you check the host's ld version, not
> the ld version of the cross tool-chain. please check with
> $ powerpc-linux-ld --version
>> ...
>> (To recall, my host os is ubuntu 11.xx 64bit) Do I have to get latest
>> binutils or apply some patch?
> No, you have to find what is wrong with your ELDK installation
> or environment settings, i think. What ELDK version do you use?
> What linux kernel version is it exactly and how did you configure
> the kernel? Which kernel config file did you use to configure the
> kernel?
> Best regards,
> Anatolij

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