[rescue] Is anyone running netalk on solaris 9 sparc?

James Jacocks jjacocks at mac.com
Sat Mar 13 21:15:16 CST 2004

On Mar 13, 2004, at 6:41 PM, Steve Sandau wrote:
>> I'm trying to install netatalk on a solaris 9 spark (ultra5) system.
>> I've gotten to the point that I need to install a kernel module.
>> When I compile it with GCC, I get a 32 bit module which will not work
>> on my kernel.
>> Can you get GCC to produce a 64 bit module? Must I use sun's compiler?
>> Is there anywhere I can get the module pre-compiled?
> I seem to remember reading recently that a 64-bit gcc binary is
> available now, but unfortunately I don't know where. Probably worth

gcc 3.3.x builds 64bit code on Solaris quite nicely.  It can be gotten 
from your favorite SunFreeware mirror, or can be easily built by older 
gcc or Forte compilers.  It can even build kernel modules, so I 
recommend it without hesitation.

Good luck!

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