Host distro for Building LFS

torsten torsten at
Wed Feb 12 07:51:05 PST 2003

On Wed the 12 Feb 2003 at 11 hours EST
WL wrote...
>Kris van Rens killed the keyboard with:
>> I'm planning to do it as well on a 286, but that'll be halfway march
>Hm, you'll get a problem because Linux needs at least a 32 Bit Machine.
>286 is 16 Bit.

Linux needs the virtual-memroy and protected address space offered in
386+ class computers.

The 386SX had a 16 address bus, 32-bit ALU.

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