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Latest revision as of 18:17, 24 December 2009

To whom it may concern,

  This is my first time that plan to use m5 simulator on window xp. I don't know the basic installation of M5. Please help me out: 

1. I dowload files from http://repo.m5sim.org/ and full system file from http://m5sim.org/wiki/index.php/Download

    My question is which directory I should use to locate all extracted files? -->Right now I locate all on the subfolder, M5, under local drive, C:\ .

3. Then regarding on the instruction of how to compiling and installin= on http://m5sim.org/wiki/index.php/Compiling_M5, I download g++, python, scons, swig, zlib, and m4.

  My questions are:
  (1) About m4, how to locate all extracted file of m4 and Which version of m4 that you recommend? --> Right now, I did is separating each version under its subfolder of m4 folder which is under local drive, c:\m4\m4....(each version)

  (2) Then, I have try to compile using dos, cmd.exe, on sereral path, c:\ or c:\m5, or c:\m5\build_opts, with form,

scons build/<arch>_<mode>/m5.<binary> The result is error message, 'scons' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file. I also try it on python and it is neither work. Please tell me how to compile on which tool?

Please help me out. Uthaiwan