[Openmcl-devel] Starting OpenMCL 64

David L. Rager ragerdl at cs.utexas.edu
Fri Feb 23 23:03:51 UTC 2007


Hello Gary,

The below was right on.  Thanks very much!  Also, thank you for the 
interesting explanation of what was causing the error.

David

Gary Byers wrote:
> Somepne ran into this (at least the same symptom) and reported it on an
> internal mailing list a few days ago.
>
> In their case, the problem was fixed by recompiling the lisp kernel:
>
> shell> cd ccl/lisp-kernel/linuxx8664
> shell> make clean
> shell> make
>
> [If the version of GCC installed is older than 4.0 and GCC 4.x is
> installed, it may be  necessary to do the last step as:
>
> shell> make "CC=gcc4" # if gcc 4.0 is installed as "gcc4"
>
> Older GCC versions seem to have problems compiling OpenMCL's GC
> correctly.
>
> ].
>
>
> The problem seems to stem from the fact that the kernel shipped in the
> 070214 tarball was compiled (and linked) on Fedora Core 6; previous
> versions had used FC5 or earlier.
>
> I don't know what the exact problem is; in the past, there have been
> cases where a kernel linked on some version of some distro will cause
> the dynamic linker on some other distro to complain that the libraries
> it finds at runtime are too old/too new for the kernel.  I'd guess that
> this is a related (but more severe-looking) problem.
>
>
> On Wed, 21 Feb 2007, David L. Rager wrote:
>
>> Greetings,
>>
>> My apologies if this has been asked recently.  I searched the 
>> archives briefly
>> on Google and then decided to email the list.
>>
>> Has someone else had trouble starting openmcl 64 from the 2007, Feb 14
>> snapshots?  Any idea what I'm doing wrong?  I'm getting a floating 
>> exception
>> when attempting to do start openmcl64.  The two changes I made to the 
>> snapshot
>> are:
>>
>>  -- chmod u+x ccl/scripts/openmcl64
>>  -- edited the CCL_DEFAULT_DIRECTORY to point to the ccl directory
>>
>> lhug-1% ./openmcl64
>> Floating exception
>> lhug-1% arch
>> x86_64
>> lhug-1% uname -s
>> Linux
>>
>> Thank you,
>> David
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