[Soekris] RE: soekris-tech digest, Vol 1 #426 - 7 msgs

Eichert, Diana deicher at sandia.gov
Tue Dec 23 20:47:21 UTC 2003


OpenBSD does not have a cross build environment so you 
be better off using an "old" Pentium if you have one 
available.

> -----Original Message-----
> Date: Tue, 23 Dec 2003 19:46:19 +0100
> From: annelies peeters <soekris at stealth.mooo.be>
> Reply-To: annelies peeters <soekris at stealth.mooo.be>
> Organization: statik.be
> To: soekris-tech at lists.soekris.com
> Subject: [Soekris] installing openbsd from alpha
> 
> I'm fairly new to OpenBSD (moved from Linux) and I'm planning 
> to install it on my Soekris net4501 board. I have OpenBSD 
> running on my Alpha PWS500au and would use that system to 
> prepare the CF card to boot from on my net4501. But the 
> kernel of the alpha is, obviously, an Alpha kernel while 
> the Soekris has an x86 architecture. Has anyone got an idea 
> on how I should go about to move my patched 3.4 kernel from 
> the Alpha to the net4501? Or would it be best to find an old 
> Pentium and install from there with flashdist? 
> Thanks for any answers.





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