Stopped maintaining the Cross Compiling Hint for Linux From Scratch

I have stopped maintaining the crosscompiling hint for the Linux From Scratch project because I can no longer invest the time required to update and enhance the hint.

Updated Cross Compiling Hint for Linux From Scratch to Version 2.1.5

I have updated the crosscompiling hint with the following:

  • removed processor table
  • updated bin86 to 0.16.3
  • sync’d bzip2 with the book
  • fixed typo in man 1.5j
  • updated psmisc to 21
  • updated simpleinit to 1.1

Updated Cross Compiling Hint for Linux From Scratch to Version 2.1.4

I have updated the crosscompiling hint with the following:

  • corrected the toc and the bin86 heading as i forgot to update the version there after updating bin86 to 0.16.2
  • added AMD Athlon and Duron to the list of processor architectures
  • corrected processor architecture list (AMD K6* is i586)
  • updated lilo to 22.2
  • updated bin86 to 0.16.2
  • simplified kbd 1.06 commands
  • replaced the original uname hack kernel module with an easier to use by Yann Guidon

Updated Cross Compiling Hint for Linux From Scratch to Version 2.1.2

I have updated the crosscompiling hint with the following:

  • replaced bzip2 patch with sed
  • unified and condensed the changelog
  • reversed changelog; latest entry now at the top
  • added note about website
  • updated bzip2 to 1.0.2
  • added notes section
  • added man optimization
  • corrected perl targetting
  • corrected heading of sysvinit section

Updated Cross Compiling Hint for Linux From Scratch to Version 2.1

I have updated the crosscompiling hint with the following:

  • removed the uname hack
  • added targetting description for perl
  • added net-tools patch
  • added psmisc optimization
  • added note about packages which are left out
  • added optimization for bin86, lilo, sysvinit
  • added optimization for simpleinit, pam
  • added description of the traditional and the kernel module uname hack
  • added a table of intel architecture names
  • moved non-standard packages to separate chapter

Updated Cross Compiling Hint for Linux From Scratch to Version 2.0.2

I have updated the crosscompiling hint with the following:

  • corrected the uname hack sed’ing

Updated Cross Compiling Hint for Linux From Scratch to Version 2.0.1

I have updated the crosscompiling hint with the following:

  • added some more explanations in the uname hack section

Cross Compiling Hint submitted to Linux From Scratch

I have submitted a new hint to the Linux From Scratch project describing modifications to the build process to compile on a fast machine and use the result on an older and slower machine.

Boot CD Hint submitted to Linux From Scratch

I have submitted a new hint to the Linux From Scratch project describing modifications to the build process to compile on a fast machine and use the result on an older and slower machine.