Building LFS on x86_64

Theo Schneider tooly at
Sat Jun 18 22:51:03 PDT 2005

Klaus Dimde schrieb:
> Hi there,
> with your help on this list and some hints in the net I managed it to build 
> lfs in a x86_64 environment. Everything works quite fine. My only problem is, 
> that I used some quite dirty hacks to get it done. For example I symlinked 
> the /lib to the /lib64 directory and had to use the --withot-multilib option 
> while building the binutils and c-compiler. 
> The last point results in not having a cross-compiler to build normal i386 
> code wich is used for grub and some other projects. I just wanted to know if 
> someone built lfs on a x86_64-System without these hacks. Perhaps in future 
> versions of the lfs book there could be some additional hints for doing this 
> (just a suggestion).
> Anyway, have a nice day and enjoy doing linux the "hunter-gatherer"-way 
> Greetings
> Klaus


i patched glibc, gcc and xorg so i need /usr/lib64 and /lib64 only for
the nvidia installer and java. For more infos has an look to


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