Newer releases of binutils and building a new kernel

Marc Heerdink marc_heerdink at
Tue Mar 27 10:57:07 PST 2001

David Mascall wrote on Mon, 26 Mar 2001 19:34:20 +0100:
> In getting caught up in the great "space race" to have the latest levels of
> everything, I installed a newer version of binutils that I came across.
> Unfortunately they have made a change to the ld command which causes an
> error right at the end of make bzImage with the kernel.
> The version of binutils was and kernel 2.4.2

Binutils 2.11 is unstable. Kernel 2.4.2 has been in LFS CVS for about 2 weeks

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Marc Heerdink
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