[uClinux-dev] Question regarding ucLinux update for ucGardener/simm (fwd)
nd96pwt at adeptus.student.hig.se
Thu Nov 29 01:57:04 EST 2001
On Thu, 29 Nov 2001, David McCullough wrote:
> Jivin Per Winkvist lays it down ...
> > When I did the make menuconfig "uc-libc" was predefined. I believe uclibc
> > a much better alternative since I had "LIBC:PRINTF" problems with the
> > former. When I chose uclibc I got a several compilation errors... Am I
> > missing something ?
> No, the tree doesn't get a lot of uClibc use on the m68k processors,
> the "LIBC:PRINTF" error you see is because uC-libc doesn't have floating
> point compiled in. If you want to use floating point, link in -lm
> something like:
> m68k-elf-gcc -m68000 -Wl,-elf2flt -o c c.c -lm -lc
Okay, I don't have to do/specify anything else when building uC-libc to
get floats going ? I read somewhere that I had to pass -DFLOATS too.
> > Can I set the CONSOLE_BAUD_RATE to 115000 in config.arch to get snappier
> > serial terminal ? Why is it 9600 by default ?
> The uCsimm target doesn't honour the CONSOLE_BAUD_RATE option in
> config.arch, you will need to hack the serial driver or the config/setup
> code for the uCsimm to change this.
> Someone here may know a better way or be able to tell you exactly how to do
Okay, great man, you've been very helpful.
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