cvs commit: LFS/BOOK/chapter05 hostreqs.xml
matthew at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Jun 18 10:33:44 PDT 2004
On Fri, 18 Jun 2004 12:28:04 -0500
Randy McMurchy <randy at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:
> Matthew Burgess wrote:
> > We could, and in fact today I realised that yesterdays commit didn't
> > contain everything required. I believe there's justification for
> > putting a`uname -a` command in there to let people know how to find
> > out how their host compiled their kernel. Then we can say something
> > like "if the output of the above command states that your host's
> > kernel has not been compiled with gcc-3.0 or above, then you will
> > need to compile one yourself and reboot using that kernel.
> > Instructions for compiling the kernel and configuring the bootloader
> > (assuming your host uses GRUB) can be found in chapter 8."
> > Does this sound reasonable?
> The idea is great. The procedure doesn't work, at least not on my
> LFS systems anyway.
> "uname -a" gives this:
> Linux rmlinux 2.6.4 #1 Thu Mar 18 18:19:32 CST 2004 i686
> AuthenticAMD unknown GNU/Linux
> better would be: "cat /proc/version" which gives this:
> Linux version 2.6.4 (rml at rmlinux) (gcc version 2.95.3 20010315
> (release)) #1 Thu Mar 18 18:19:32 CST 2004
Oh dear me - my first post of the evening and I managed to screw that
up. I could have sworn `uname -a` showed the compiler, but sure enough
Thanks for the pointer to the *correct* procedure!
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