MVME5500 board support status?

Joel Sherrill <> joel.sherrill at
Thu Oct 27 15:58:32 UTC 2005

Peter Dufault wrote:
> On Oct 27, 2005, at 7:29 AM, Joel Sherrill wrote:
>> So has someone actually tried a gcc 4.0.x with the mvme5500?
>> Most BSPs have worked fine with gcc 4.0.x but a few have been  
>> optimized into breaking. :)
>> --joel
> Yes, I've done all my mvme5500 work with 4.0.x.  It was one of the  BSPS 
> that was optimized into breaking...
> But I haven't updated from CVS in a long time.

So you did or did not see it work from CVS (at any time) with gcc 4.0.x?

> I'm currently trying to get the cvs head on Solaris, but at a very  low 
> level since other things keep getting in the way.  The last thing  I got 
> was "powerpc-rtems-gcc: new-exceptions/cpu_asm.o: No such file  or 
> directory" building RTEMS even though I'm using:

If I had to guess on Solaris, I would say it is a shell or m4 
deficiency. Solaris is notorious for having natively provided tools that 
are not robust enough to make autotools happy.

You could try installing GNU m4 and putting that directory 1st in your path.

> autoconf 2.59-4
> autoheader 2.59-4
> autom4te-2.59-4
> automake 1.9.6-0
> aclocal 1.9.6-0
> RTEMS 4.6.99
> Binutils 2.16.1
> GCC 4.0.2
> newlib 1.13.0
> Peter

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