cheeziologist at mail.isc.rit.edu
Sun Jan 25 19:56:33 PST 2004
On Sun, 25 Jan 2004 22:44:08 -0500, Jonathan-Marc Lapointe
<jmlap75 at yahoo.ca> wrote:
> I succefully completed the LFS book version 5 and all was fine. I had
> the idea to tar everything to install it on an other system, but when I
> try to boot this other system, it freezes in the middle of the process
> at this line: "Freeing unused kernel memory: 264k freed" and nothing
> more hapens, it just freezes.
> I don't have this problem on the system on wich I builded LFS.
> My main system is an Athlon on wich I used an installation of RedHat 9
> to build my LFS 5.0.
> The problematic system is a K6-2 system.
> What I did is put the SCSI hard drive of the K6-2 in the Athlon, used
> CFDISK to create the appropriate partitions, formated those partitions,
> transfered the tarbal with all of the files of the LFS system on that
> drive, untared it, modified the apropriate files to match the
> configuration of that system and rdeved the brand new kernel I compiled
> for the K6-2to set the root record to the right place, configured GRUB
> and tried to boot the K6-2 with this installation.
> It started and worked fine until that message: "Freeing unused kernel
> memory: 264k freed". Then it just stoped.
> Can anyone help me?
> If I forgot some important details just tell me and I will write them.
You have a problem. The Athlon is a 686 processor and the k6-2 is a 586
processor. Programs that are compiled with the athlon will have 686
instructions that will not work on a 586. If you intend to compile LFS for
an older x86 architecture then you should follow the cross-compiling hint
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