LFS on 1GB ?

Jean Arnaud aranor at free.fr
Fri Apr 15 18:22:41 PDT 2005


Joel Miller wrote:

> Jean Arnaud wrote:
>
>> Hi everyone,
>>
>> I got an old P133 with only one gigabyte hard disk.
>> Since i'm new to LFS, i'd like to know if it is possible to do a LFS 
>> installation on it ?
>>
>> Thanks
>>
>
> The answer is yes and no. My final install, with debugging symbols 
> left in, is less than 500 MB. The problem is, I think you need more 
> space than that during the build to store the source tarballs and the 
> extracted sources. What you might want to try is building on a host 
> that has more space, and then moving the system over to your p133. If 
> you end up using a different target triplet for the machine you build 
> on, you should see the x86 cross-compiling hint at the hints project.
>
Ok i think i will compile everything on my Athlon Tbird 1,2GHz, and then 
put the hard disk on the old pentium box. Is there any significant 
difference between this two configuration ?


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