compile question

Michael Wahlbrink miw at propack-data.com
Sun Mar 3 17:40:32 PST 2002


Hi,
On 04.03.2002 00:51:13 "D.Vaartjes" wrote:
>uname -m says i586.
>But when i install the whole LFS system, is it possible to use this
>system on a 'real' i386 system?
>Or must i build a whole new LFS system. I ask this because i have
>multiple 'i386' systems and wand to build only one LFS system
>compatible with al the other computersystems.
>And the environment variables in my host system are saying:
>HOSTTYPE=i386
>MACHTYPE=i386-redhat-linux-gnu
>How can this be?
>I hope someone can point me in the right direction.
>Best regards David
>

Search the mailing list-archives for something like 'building for an older
system' or so on. As far as I remember you have to hack something about
uname, that it gives back i386 instead of the actual processor ..........

[....]

hth
micha

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