Power Host Machine
spyro at f2s.com
Thu Jan 23 01:17:53 PST 2003
On Thu, 23 Jan 2003 07:26:53 +0000 (UTC)
rmillerd at rmsm.net (Rob Millerd) wrote:
> Just wondering if it's OK to have a powerful host machine and then
> move the hard drive to an older computer. For example I have a PIII
> 730MHz with 256 megs of ram as my host computer.
Yes. check the archives for stuff like 'uname-hack' and 'cross-compile'.
> I'm building a LFS
> system to be a dial-up router computer to run on an old 386 133MHz
A what? 386 33? or 4/586 133?
> with 16megs of ram. I noticed while installing Binutils that it said
> i686. does this matter? Will I have any problems running LFS on the
> old computer in this situation?
i686? is it a k-6 machine?
if it IS >386 then you will need to make sure that the linux you compile
for it only has 386 code produced, not 4/5/686.
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