marching LFS form Intel to AMD

thorsten fly_a320 at gmx.de
Mon Nov 15 23:48:14 PST 2004


Whow, that was a fast Response, thanks a lot!


Jeremy Utley wrote:
> thorsten wrote:
> 
>> Hello all,
>>
>> I built LFS 5.1 / BLFS 5.1.1 on Intel Pentium 4, using no special 
>> optimization flags. (except Kernel compile). Now I would like to move 
>> the System to AMD Athlon CPU.
>>
>> My Question is this:
>>
>> Are there any Packages in LFS/BLFS, who pick the processortype out of 
>> /proc/cpuinfo and do optimize themselves on configure? In other words: 
>> Do you think, I could plug off my Harddrive, plug it into an AMD 
>> System and it would run? (except Kernel and possible boot config)
>>
>> Thanks in advance
>>
>> Thorsten Happel
> 
> 
> Depends on what AMD system you're talking about.  You couldn't use it on 
> a K6-class chip (those are i586), but if you were using at least an 
> Athlon or Duron processor, you should be fine.
> 
> The "GMP" package is the only one I know of in BLFS that will actually 
> lock itself into a specific CPU.
> 
> -J-



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