[erlang-questions] advices for itanium compilation

Angel Alvarez <>
Thu Mar 4 13:15:20 CET 2010

El Miércoles, 3 de Marzo de 2010 21:21:52 Mikael Pettersson escribió:
> Angel <> wrote:
> > Some mates allowed me to play with erlang on a 16 CPU SGI
> > itanium with Red Hat Advanced server (SGI propack something).
> > 
> > where can i pick a suitable rpm for this beast?
> > 
> > Can i rebuild a normal source rpm for Redhat AS on itanium or i have to
> > make some croscompile...?
> That box should be plenty powerful enough to build Erlang natively
> without any cross-compilation. As for src rpms, RH AS is AFAIK fairly
> old so I wouldn't expect a src rpm tuned for e.g. Fedora to work as-is.
> Why not just download the otp_src tarball, unpack it, and build it
> normally? (./configure; make)

I managed to compile the tarball... but now it cant detect the cpu topology.

Erlang R13B04 (erts-5.7.5) [source] [64-bit] [smp:12:12] [rq:12] [async-threads:0] [kernel-poll:false]

Eshell V5.7.5  (abort with ^G)
1> erlang:system_info(cpu_topology).

this machine has 6 bricks with two itanium 2 cpus per brick, but i cant figure how to spec the layout...


this gets nothing...

Anyone can help me 


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