chroot or re-boot on 32 cross-lfs for AMD 64.

Peter Fosseus peter at overdrive.co.za
Tue Apr 11 11:42:27 PDT 2006


On Tuesday 11 April 2006 17:59, Jeremy Utley wrote:
> On 4/11/06, Matt Darcy <lfs-list at projecthugo.co.uk> wrote:
> > > It seems to have worked, I built a monolithic kernel using "7.11.
> > > Linux-2.6.16.1" and the gcc-64.
> > >
> > > # uname -a
> > > Linux lfs 2.6.16.1 #1 PREEMPT Tue Apr 11 09:41:42 UTC 2006 x86_64
> > > AuthenticAMD unknown GNU/Linux
> > >
> > > Am I now, safely, able to use the chroot method to continue?
> > >
> > > -pete
> >
> > No,
> >
> > you can't use chroot method unless your host is the same as your target
> >
> > if you've just use the "boot" method to make a 64bit kernel and you've
> > now booted into it, you should continue with the "boot" method, not
> > switch to chroot.
>
> Matt,
>
> I beg to differ, but by all rights he should be able to safely chroot.
>  He may still have a 32-bit userland, but his kernel fully supports
> 64-bit binaries, so chrooting should be perfectly fine.
>
> Jeremy

Hi Jeremy,

I did use the chroot method. So far so good, I will let you know if anything 
blows up.

-pete



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