mips architecture on a Pentium??
DJWOOD1 at qinetiq.com
Thu Oct 14 13:56:54 UTC 2004
My apologies. It will catch out some people though.
I use a graphics package called PV~WAVE which uses ARCH having tested the
architecture with a little script ($WAVE_DIR/bin/arch). Sometime along the
way, Fedora introduced the /dev/root block device which the script assumed,
in the absence of a uname function, meant it was a mips machine. A quick
edit solved it. Thanks for the pointer, Alexander. Not Fedora's fault.
> On Thu, 2004-10-14 at 13:20 +0100, Wood David wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I'm up-to-date with the latest development tree as of last
> night (.610
> > kernel) and have just noticed that my Pentium 4 laptop has the ARCH
> > environmental variable set to mips! Surely this can't be right? To
> > recompile my kernel I need to re-export this to i386. I'm
> not sure what
> > other software is going to get confused by this. Equally,
> I'm not clear
> > which component of Fedora to Bugzilla this against, if
> indeed I need to.
> What is the ARCH variable, and what sets it? I've never seen
> it, and its
> not set on my systems.
> Alexander Larsson
> Red Hat, Inc
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