Cross compiling LFS

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Sep 28 08:04:51 PDT 2001


On Fri, Sep 28, 2001 at 01:46:34PM +0300, Lassi Marttala wrote:
> Hi all.
> Just popped in to ask if it is possible to build LFS on another machine and
> use it on another. I read few first chapters of the book and i got the image
> that it is only possible to compile the system on the same arcitechture it
> is going to be used on...
> 
> The machine used for compile:
> i686 at 920 (AMD athlon)
> 256Mb
> 30Gb HD
> Distr: Mandrake 8.0 with some packages from 8.1
> Kernel 2.4.3
> glibc 2.2 (.2 IIRC)
> 
> The target machine:
> i586 at 166 (Intel Pentium)
> 48Mb
> 220Mb+550Mb HDs

It's possible yes.

Read: http://hints.linuxfromscratch.org/hints/crosscompiling-x86.txt
and search through the mailing list archives for notes on this. A lot of
people have done it, so you could read up on it and avoid some problems.
 

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