Is Bin86 needed on other platforms?

Thomas 'Balu' Walter tw at itreff.de
Thu Sep 7 06:57:54 PDT 2000


+-Gerard Beekmans-(gerard at linuxfromscratch.org)-[07.09.00 04:32]:
> On Wed, 06 Sep 2000, you wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I have been looking at both Intel and PPC LFS-2.4 books and
> > I have seen Bin86 included in both installations. As I am trying
> > to install LFS on an Alpha box, I wonder if Bin86 is needed on
> > platforms other than Intel.
> 
> If you find out, let us know. Unless somebody else using an Alpha has already 
> arived at that point and can share this.

bin86 is not needed on the Sparc-Version (as I was told - and trying
since the last days (think before entering mke2fs /dev/wrong-partition)
:)

It is needed e.g. to create the machine-code that starts LILO.

     Balu





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