LinuxBios "official" requirements.
gwatson at lanl.gov
Tue Apr 13 08:26:01 CEST 2004
I think you misunderstood. I wasn't implying RH9 as the "default
distribution" for LinuxBIOS. I was simply suggesting that the
development tools (gcc, libc, python, etc.) that are supplied with RH9
are a good approximation of the versions required to guarantee a
On 13/04/2004, at 2:28 AM, Mathieu Deschamps wrote:
> Hum ... under certains "embedded conditions" redhat is somewhat heavy
> to "handle"... ... anyway Linuxbios aims to work on various hardware
> device (provided that we make it work :) so it is on various linux
> distribution, isn't it so ? if not, IMHO, it should be :)
> And more over, seriously, it will gain even more credibility if it's
> proven to work on other distrib.
> It is again the same crosspoint : portability on every layer, down
> hardware conformance and standards, up to software versions and "use
> Enough bla-bla'ing, as soon as I got it compiled and proven work on
> SuSE 6.2 modified (from tail to head), I post the enumeration
> soft-components, I'am sure it will be appreciated.
> Le lun 12/04/2004 à 14:44, Greg Watson a écrit :
>> Yes, most of us are too busy getting LinuxBIOS working to spare the
>> time to write much documentation. I can say that I've built most of
>> targets successfully using a stock RH9 (YD3.0.1 for PPC) machine.
>> That's probably as good a base-line as any.
>> On 09/04/2004, at 7:53 AM, Mathieu Deschamps wrote:
>>> I've read several documentation on LinuxBios and related
>>> projects, though I didn't find out a LinuxBios requirements
>>> "true" paper. I still have the 2.4.xx kernel compiling oriented slab
>>> that is to say : GNU Make 3.77, ECGS 1.1.2 (GCC 2.91.66),
>>> Binutils 2.10, util-linux 2.10.
>>> Also I had a quite old python version (1.1 or so), i got it updated
>>> to 2.2.3 when I've seen the python script insulted me while running
>>> What are the "official" requirements ?
>>> What I try to say is that a REQUIEREMENTS file in the source tree
>>> Maybe it lacks also in the site page (IMHO, the early page info
>>> mention this)...
>>> Linuxbios mailing list
>>> Linuxbios at clustermatic.org
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