building lfs for NS Geode MediaGXm target

Jesse Tie Ten Quee highos at highos.com
Tue Jan 16 14:07:28 PST 2001


Yo,

On Tue, Jan 16, 2001 at 04:21:25PM -0500, Andrew Plumb wrote:
> ...but the processor has MMX extensions so perhaps I should be doing
> -march=i686 instead?

No, use i585.

> I'm doing the build on my dual P2-333 because my target machine is a
> little Advantech PCM-5822
> (http://www.advantech.com/products/PCM-5822.asp).  I was able to squeeze
> an absolutely minimal Debian install into ~90MB of my 128MB CompactFlash
> boot device; the other ~24MB was the DOS boot partition.  I did this by
> copying the entire Debian CD to a partition of a little PCMCIA-mounted 1GB
> Microdrive; digital gymnastics to say the least. :-)
> 
> (Un)fortunately, this is a less-than elegant solution.  Trying to make
> enough room for a complete-enough development environment on that machine
> lands up breaking more than it enables.  Without a functional development
> environment on-machine I can't compile the audio and video drivers
> specific to the board, among other things...

I know the felling...

Have you considerer getting Networking going and using NFS (or something
like it) to mount partitions along with full development tools?

> Andrew Plumb, VE3SLG
> mailto://andrew(at)plumb(dot)org
> http://www.plumb.org/tekmage/

Hey.. your an OCLUG member right? :)

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Jesse Tie Ten Quee - highos at highos dot com

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