Freeing unused memory and cpu type

Ronald Hummelink maillist at hummelink.xs4all.nl
Mon Jun 21 17:59:06 PDT 2004


news.linuxfromscratch.org wrote:

> Hi all,
> 
> I just finished my own lfs installation, but when  I try to boot my new lfs
> system it stalls at "Freeing unused memory". Reading all the mail about this
> problem, it seems that it has something to do with my CPU. I compiled the
> lfs system on a PIII and then transfered it to a PI system. Apperently all
> the code has been compiled for i686 instead of i386. Is this correct? Should
> I recompile all the code for i386 and than it should work?
> 
> If someone has some thoughts about it let me know...
> 
> Rene
> 
> 

Take a look at the crosscompiling-x86 hint...
in particular look at the uname hack which makes it really all 
transparent...

http://archive.daniel-baumann.ch/linux-from-scratch/hints/crosscompiling-x86/

Ronald




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