On 6/4/2016 12:17 AM, Mark Millard wrote:
> On 2016-Jun-2, at 12:36 PM, Bryan Drewery <bdrewery at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
>> On 6/1/2016 6:39 PM, Mark Millard wrote:
>>> while filemon.ko now exists:
>>>> # ls -l /boot/*/filemon*
>>>> -r-xr-xr-x  1 root  wheel  32064 Jun  1 17:59 /boot/kernel/filemon.ko
>>> it does not load:
>>>> # kldload -n filemon
>>>> kldload: can't load filemon: No such file or directory
>>>> # dmesg | grep link_elf
>>>> link_elf: symbol elf64_freebsd_sysvec undefined
>>> So no WITH_META_MODE=yes yet for powerpc64.
>> Please try this patch: http://dpaste.com/37VP5MD.txt
>> And once you have filemon loaded please run this basic test script.  It
>> should return no output and a zero exit status.
>> http://dpaste.com/23NTA0A.txt
>> Just sh file it.
>> -- 
>> Regards,
>> Bryan Drewery
> Unfortunately other things interfered and I was unable to do this before 
> temporarily losing access to the powerpc and powerpc64 boxes --for what will 
> probably be weeks or months.

No problem...

> So for now it is the end of my native-testing for powerpc64 and powerpc.
> I do not know if anyone else has an appropriate context and willingness to do 
> this specific test or not.
> For the duration I should still be able to do amd64 -> powerpc64 or powerpc 
> cross builds (buildworld buildkernel), although likely with less time and 
> more delay for doing so.
> I am hoping to still have rpi2 access for armv6/v7 native use. But I've yet 
> to make the soft-float to hard-float leap: I focused primarily on the 
> powerpc64 and powerpc use, knowing up front of the pending 
> temporarily-unavailable status.
> Thanks for all the work on the build system by you and others. Originally I 
> had a bunch of workarounds in my src.conf files to avoid problems that 
> occurred for the likes of a libc++-based, xtoolchain-based so-called "cross 
> build" (self-hosted), powerpc64 environment (no gcc 4.2.1 and clang not 
> working for such yet). Far more works implicitly in src.conf files for such a 
> context now.

Thanks for all of the testing and feedback!

Bryan Drewery

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