Now we verify that the GNU Binutils were built properly and that the PATH is set up correctly before proceeding with the build. To do this, we enter the command:
$ i386-elf-as –-version
The following message is output if everything is set up properly:
GNU assembler 2.11.2 Copyright 2001 Free Software Foundation, Inc. This program is free software; you may redistribute it under the terms of the GNU General Public License. This program has absolutely no warranty. This assembler was configured for a target of `i386-elf'.
If the message is incorrect, go back and verify that the PATH is configured properly. If so, you need to verify that ...