[lfs-dev] LFS and 32-bit systems

Pierre Labastie pierre.labastie at neuf.fr
Sun Dec 11 10:42:23 PST 2016


On 11/12/2016 18:29, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> Do any of you still have a 32-bit Intel system that you use to test/run LFS?
> 
> I am thinking about rewriting the LFS preface section on architecture to say:
> 
> The primary target architecture of LFS is the AMD/Intel x86_64 (64-bit) CPU.
> In addition instructions are included that allow a build on older 32-bit Intel
> CPUs, but testing is not regularly done on that architecture.
> The instructions in this book are also known to work, with some modifications,
> with the Power PC and ARM CPUs.  ...
> 
> I would then remove the second and third paragraphs and the small table
> between them.
> 
> What do you think?
> 
> http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/view/stable/prologue/architecture.html
> 
>   -- Bruce

Recently, I have built LFS on 32 bit VM's, for testing Java. But I do not have
anymore a real 32 bit computer.

Pierre


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