About SBUs and disk usage.

Matt Darcy lfs-list at projecthugo.co.uk
Wed Nov 9 07:38:53 PST 2005


Linux at mips24k wrote:
> From: "jaca" <jherold at interia.pl>
> To: "Cross-LFS Discussion List" <cross-lfs at linuxfromscratch.org>
> Sent: Monday, November 07, 2005 3:55pm
> Subject: Re[2]: About SBUs and disk usage.
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>>
>> I think SBU are usefull somehow especialy for people with slow
>> machines.
>>
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> 
> I agree, SBU is invaluable;
> I will be working a MIPS24k system poured into an FPGA running 25MHz.
> SBU allows me to estimate when I need to come back for check-up.
> Current estimate is ~53hours to build system; a weekend;
> not that I work on the weekend but I can ssh into box to check on build.
> 
> Beyond that I would have thought that SBUs would be a matter of pride.
> Bragging rights on who can build a system with the fastest SBU.
> 
> Ajax4Hire at mips24k.com    www.mips24k.com


SBU's are fine for LFS, but due to the build process and the multiple 
archs it will be impossible to maintain and there will be descrepencies.

Therefore it will probably be agreed to drop the SBU's from cross-lfs

Matt





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