compile question

Jeroen Coumans jeroencoumans at
Sun Mar 3 23:27:20 PST 2002

On Monday 04 March 2002 00:51, D.Vaartjes wrote:
> uname -m says i586.
> But when i install the whole LFS system, is it possible to use this
> system on a 'real' i386 system? Or must i build a whole new LFS
> system. I ask this because i have multiple 'i386' systems and wand to
> build only one LFS system compatible with al the other
> computersystems. And the environment variables in my host system are
> saying:
> MACHTYPE=i386-redhat-linux-gnu
> How can this be?
> I hope someone can point me in the right direction.
> Best regards David

Check out the cross-compiling hint, which contains all information you 
(should) need. It's available from

Jeroen Coumans
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