Power Host Machine

Rainer Peter Feller rainer at maren.desy.de
Thu Jan 23 01:28:57 PST 2003


On Thu, 23 Jan 2003, Ian Molton wrote:

> 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
maybe (m/b)ad overclocked?

>
> 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?

k-6 is no i686, I know!!! just got ut2003 It SIGILLs on my k6-3 because
they used i686, which runs with athlon and PII?

> 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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