Compiling LFS on machine 1 for machine 2

Mutter, James, G. mutterjg at sprint.ca
Fri Jun 30 11:10:04 PDT 2000


As in a not quite dumb terminal?...

justin at j-catter.demon.co.uk wrote:

> Has anyone experience of compiling LFS for use on a different machine?
>
> What I want to do is get Linux on an old 386 portable I have. It's only
> got a 40MB disk so I can't get all the sources on there and just leave it
> to build them over the course of the next year or so! So I'd like to
> 'make' all the stuff on my Pentium and then copy them accross. I should
> be able to link the two machines with network cards and boot the portable
> with Tom's Root Boot to prepare it.
>
> All I want it to do is boot Linux with my preferred settings, I'm
> intending using it as a terminal for my main box that I can take outside
> on nice days so I can carry on reading news and mail and maybe some
> hacking. What I mean is: everything will be run on the server, the
> portable will just be a display.
>
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