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

Matt Darcy lfs-list at
Tue Apr 11 13:50:27 PDT 2006

Jeremy Utley wrote:
> On 4/11/06, Matt Darcy <lfs-list at> wrote:
>>> It seems to have worked, I built a monolithic kernel using "7.11.
>>> Linux-" and the gcc-64.
>>> # uname -a
>>> Linux lfs #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
I missunderstood what he was doing on this one,

I thought he was just booting a 64bit system out of the "boot" option, 
then wanting to backstep and enter the chroot section of the book.



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