[lfs-dev] gcc i386 test failures on x86_64

Ken Moffat zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com
Fri Sep 2 16:44:46 PDT 2016

ISTR I reported a lot of i386 test failures in gcc-6.1 recently.
Nobody else had anything like the number I saw, so I wondered if the
kernel didn't support ia32 emulation.  On my haswell, there was no

Now I'm on the old machine I'm using as my test server (Athlon II X2
255) - family 16, model 6.  And it DOES have


but it reported 1113 failures in the gcc part of the gcc test
summary, all in gcc/target/i386/mpx.

I'm guessing it is something specific to AMD hardware (or.
alternatively, building on a 4.4 kernel).

ken (US kbd on this box, kra isn't mapped to AltGr-k !)
`I shall take my mountains', said Lu-Tze. `The climate will be good
for them.'     -- Small Gods

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