i486-pc-linux-gnu toolchain on LiveCD?

William Harrington wwh20610 at cmsu2.cmsu.edu
Fri Jul 15 17:32:24 PDT 2005

On Fri, 15 Jul 2005 17:00:36 -0700, Joseph M Dupre (AVAB Inc.) wrote:

> I noticed that there is a i486-pc-linux-gnu-gcc on the latest live CD. 
> Does this mean there is an i486 optimized toolchain built into the Live
> CD?
> If I want to use a i686 machine to build a LFS system for a i486 platform,
> is it just a matter of using i486-pc-linux-gnu-gcc as the compiler?  What
> about i486 versions of the binutils?
> I would like to use the LiveCD and an i686 machine to build for a i486
> system, since doing it on the 486 takes so much longer...
> - Joe

The livecd is built so that 486 machines and above can use it.

Use this for the uname hint.

I even think the livecd comes with a module to load for specifying what arch you want.


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