ARM Cross Compilation Toolchain on x86 machine

Dave Hylands dhylands at
Fri Jan 7 11:26:13 EST 2011

Hi Madhavi,

On Fri, Jan 7, 2011 at 1:30 AM, Madhavi Manchala
<madhavi.linux at> wrote:
> Where can I get the list of supported CPU family types for ARM
> architecture like ARM5, ARM7, ARM926EJ etc. In case of Power
> Architecture (PPC) there is a list as shown in the below link at ELDK
> site
> The same is also mentioned in the table at 3.6.A Table of possible
> values for $CROSS_COMPILE section of the ELDK at
> For us, ARM9 is suitable.

You can try using

arm-xxx-gcc --target-help

(replace xxx appropriately). This should list the targets which are
supported by that particular compiler. For example, when I use my
gumstix cross compiler, I get the following output:

  Known ARM CPUs (for use with the -mcpu= and -mtune= options):
    cortex-m3, cortex-r4, cortex-a8, arm1156t2-s, mpcore, mpcorenovfp,
    arm1176jzf-s, arm1176jz-s, arm1136jf-s, arm1136j-s, arm1026ej-s, arm926ej-s,
    iwmmxt, xscale, arm1022e, arm1020e, arm10e, arm968e-s, arm966e-s, arm946e-s,
    arm9e, arm1020t, arm10tdmi, ep9312, arm940t, arm922t, arm920t, arm920,
    arm9tdmi, arm9, arm740t, arm720t, arm710t, arm7tdmi-s, arm7tdmi,
    strongarm1110, strongarm1100, strongarm110, strongarm, arm810, arm8,
    arm7dmi, arm7dm, arm7m, arm7500fe, arm7500, arm7100, arm710c, arm720,
    arm710, arm700i, arm700, arm70, arm7di, arm7d, arm7, arm620, arm610, arm600,
    arm60, arm6, arm3, arm250, arm2

  Known ARM architectures (for use with the -march= option):
    iwmmxt, ep9312, armv7-m, armv7-r, armv7-a, armv7, armv6t2, armv6zk, armv6z,
    armv6k, armv6j, armv6, armv5te, armv5e, armv5t, armv5, armv4t, armv4,
    armv3m, armv3, armv2a, armv2

Dave Hylands

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