marching LFS form Intel to AMD
kfuchs at winternet.com
Tue Nov 16 19:32:44 PST 2004
>> 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.
>> 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)
>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 LFS/BLFS system should also work on AMD Athlon64 and Opteron as
well, since AMD64/x86_64 is backward compatible with 32 bit x86.
Ken Fuchs <kfuchs at winternet.com>
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