[coreboot] tools requirement for buildrom
russ at ashlandhome.net
Wed May 28 22:40:05 CEST 2008
On Wed, 28 May 2008, qchwu wrote:
> I use coreboot -v2 to build rom for AMD's LX800. I can't make it completely.
> Every time,there have errors during make. the red hat linux V9 is used
> in my project.
> Now,my question is what environment and tools are required to build the
The environment and tools need not be the latest and greatest.
To test my answer I checked out coreboot-v2 and ran abuild.
5 fails due to:
make: iasl: Command not found
and the known via-cn failure.
(ok, so where do I find iasl?)
> 1. The linux kernel version:
If you have a really old kernel chances are everything else is old, too.
So you might concider installing a somewhat newer distro.
> 2. the GCC version:
Using built-in specs.
Configured with: ../gcc-4.1.2/configure --prefix=/usr --enable-shared
--enable-languages=c,c++,pascal --enable-threads=posix --enable-__cxa_atexit
Thread model: posix
gcc version 4.1.2
Gnu pascal uses gcc's backend. As I recall from the pascal mailing list
there were some problems with the gcc-3.x series that went away when
gcc-4.1 came out.
Incidently, gcc-4.1.2 is the last GPL version 2 release.
> 3. make:
GNU Make 3.81 ...
Earlier versions of make are known to have problems.
> 4. svn:
I have 1.4.4. Don't know anything about the older versions.
> 5. Any other tools are required.
GNU ld (Linux/GNU Binutils) 22.214.171.124.17.20070615
The assembler is in the binutils package.
Hope this helps,
More information about the coreboot