jeroen at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue May 18 03:11:54 PDT 2004
Richard A Downing FBCS said the following on 18-05-2004 07:36:
> I've read this whole thread, and all it's branches. There seems to be a
> lot of confusion about getting to a built 2.6/ntpl system. The
> requirements are just:
> 1) To build a ntpl kernel you must have a 2.6 kernel ( ignoring the RH
> patched 2.4 route). Just a 2.6 kernel, nothing more. So just a
> minimalist build of an alternative-booted kernel without modules (even
> it you normally use them) will suit most people to build it. I did this
> by building a minimal kernel-2.6.3 onto my LFS-CVS-about-Jan2004, and
> booted it with grub manually.
> 2) Assuming the host is running gcc-3+ (e.g. LFS-5.0), once the system
> is booted in Linux-2.6.3+ the whole of BE-LFS can be built on it.
> Including udev, I think.
Thanks for clearing that up. If we instruct a reader to install the 2.6
kernel with some basic options, then that is acceptable for me. If it
also builds NPTL, even better.
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