[uClinux-dev] Yet more problems "make"ing uClinux

David McCullough davidm at snapgear.com
Sun Mar 30 18:40:00 EST 2003

Jivin Chizhik, Andrew lays it down ...
> I'm very sorry that I keep bothering the list with all these similar
> problems, but I just can't get the hang of configuring the kernel. It seems
> that as soon as I change one thing from the default configuration,
> everything goes to hell (without bothering to use a handbasket). I need to
> build the kernel for an m68360 processor, but, of course, that choice is not
> in the list of vendors/processors, so I have been choosing the
> Motorola/M5272C3 option and then customizing the kernel settings. Is this
> the proper procedure, or is this the cause of all my trouble? Mind you, for

It's one way of doing it.  You will need to edit your config.arch to
make sure that the compiler flags are correct for your CPU type.

> the default configuration for the M5272C3, the entire procedure works
> wonderfuly. However, if I change, say, the processor type to m68360, I start
> getting errors. Perhaps this is because choosing one thing in one place
> requires a selection somewhere else that I am not making. Could someone
> please point me in the right direction? Or at least a direction close to the
> right one?
> I should also mention that I'm doing this under Cygwin. I wonder if that is
> the cause. 

Have you confirmed that you can build for anothe rtarget (without changes)
just to be sure your development environment is ok ?


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