[lfs-dev] LFS and 32-bit systems

A. Wan jm at mokwan.com
Mon Dec 12 08:18:33 PST 2016



From: Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com>
Subject: [lfs-dev]
LFS and 32-bit systems
Date: Sun, 11 Dec 2016 11:29:42 -0600

> 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

It took about 5 hours to build
7.10 chapter 5.  Another 8 hours to build chapter 6 (skip most tests
including glibc/gcc/etc.).  Kernel took more than 12 hours. 
Running is fine but testing may be too much...

My
/etc/cpuinfo

processor       :
0
vendor_id       : GenuineIntel
cpu family      : 15
model           : 4
model name      : Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU
2.40GHz
stepping        : 1
microcode       : 0x17
cpu
MHz         : 2394.402
cache
size      : 1024 KB
physical
id     : 0
siblings        : 1
core
id         : 0
cpu
cores       : 1
apicid          : 0
initial apicid  : 0
fdiv_bug        : no
f00f_bug        : no
coma_bug        : no
fpu            
: yes
fpu_exception   : yes
cpuid
level     : 5
wp             
: yes
flags           : fpu
vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36
clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss ht tm pbe constant_tsc pebs bts
eagerfpu pni dtes64 monitor ds_cpl cid xtpr
bugs           
:
bogomips        : 4788.80
clflush size    : 64
cache_alignment : 128
address sizes   : 36 bits physical, 32 bits virtual
power
management:

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