LFS Roadmap (Was: Re: As promised: LFS compilation summary)

Randy McMurchy randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon May 12 07:06:59 PDT 2008


Marc McLaughlin (LUSYN) wrote these words on 05/12/08 06:39 CST:

> Out of interest, which bootloaders mentioned by Jeremy for LFS 7.0 will
> work with x86-64?  I only managed to get my x86-64 LFS build booting
> with EXTLINUX.

I really don't have a good answer to your question, as I'm guessing
you're talking about a Pure-64 build (all 64-bit libraries). However,
I've built systems on x86-64 platform using multilib configurations,
so normal Grub works on those builds. I've not yet built a Pure-64
system.


> Also, is anyone interested in my build notes?  I've noted the changes to
> the 6.3 build to get a working x86-64 build.

I also have the changes required to build 64-bit, except my notes
are for LFS SVN as it stands right now and more geared towards
multilib. I know that Jeremy already has 64bit covered in his private
branch, so I suppose there is no real need for additional build notes.
Unless, or course, Jeremy is interested in seeing other methods, just
for comparative analysis.

I would say my builds more closely resemble a Cross-LFS build than
Jeremy's private branch, however, and I don't believe my multilib
systems are I18n compatible at all.

-- 
Randy

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