cheeziologist at mail.isc.rit.edu
Fri Aug 20 11:29:25 PDT 2004
> Is it possible to compile the kernel on one system with the correct
> config settings for another system, then transfer the kernel compile
> (headers and all) to the other system and have a correctly functioning
> ie: Compile on Intel PIII for AMD Athlon, with AMD Athlon settings.
> Move kernel etc, to AMD Athlon machine.
> If not, could you tell me why? I would like to know, in my limited
> knowledge, the reason.
For the systems you describe, it should be fine I think. GCC on the p3
will default to creating i686 code which should run fine on the athlon
which is also i686. For more and better information I suggest you look
at the crosscompiling_x86 hint at hints.linuxfromscratch.org
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