Re: [mu TECH] suggested platform for rebuilding kernel

From: Michele Andreoli (
Date: Mon Jul 31 2000 - 21:35:35 CEST

On Mon, Jul 31, 2000 at 01:23:37PM -0400, William McNAMARA nicely wrote:
> Hi all,
> new to the list and relatively new to mulinux itself.
> I'm attempting to modify mu for my needs!.. and would like to
> know how to modify the mukernel to bring it up to the latest deb k
> I'd also like to know what kind of platforms/packages you use
> when compiling the kernel.. Stupid question follows, how do I
> make sure my binaries are libc5 compatabile... and what actually
> made libc6 big!

Binaries becomes libc5 compatible only if recompiled in a libc5
environment. Anycase, using the last PERL addons, you can use libc6
binary in muLinux. muLinux is optimized in *size*, not performance.

To change the kernel is not so stupid, as someone should think,
unfortunately, because some important command simply do not works


I'd like to conclude with a positive statement, but I can't 
remember any. Would two negative ones do?       -- Woody Allen
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