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Old 06-05-2004, 04:52 PM   #1
DarthBane
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LFS on PPC(linux-headers)


Hi

I am installing LFS-CVS-2004-06-02 on my new ibook.

So I just passed binutils and gcc. Now I have to install Linux-Libc-Headers-2.6.5.2:

it say to copy include/asm-i386 to /tools/include/asm
I am not sure if that instruction is the right one for me (cause me==powerpc)
there is also a dir named asm-ppc.

I just dont know if include/asm-i386 is just for iX86 or if its independent(like the asm-generic headers) so that i (ppc) can use then too.


In the next step it says to install the Linux-2.6.6 Headers: a instruction is like this:
make include/asm (to install the platform-specific header files)


What should I do???
 
Old 06-05-2004, 08:24 PM   #2
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Of course you should install the headers for your architecture. If you read the Toolchain technical notes page http://lfs.securewebservices.co.uk/l...technotes.html it makes it clear you should be aware what platform you're building on, so copy include/asm-ppc if that's the right one. When it says
make include/asm - just run the command as the book says. The makefile should be able to figure out what platform you're building on.
 
  


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