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Jason Pepas wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 16, 2005 at 09:48:34AM -0400, Stephen P. Becker wrote:
>>>I put openwrt
>>>on it and chrooted into a
>>>tarball, with the idea of changing the profile and rebuiling.
>>Ok, stop right here. Do you realize how little memory this device has?
>> You would be lucky to even be able to build some of the more simple
>>programs without some sort of ICE or out of memory error.
> I have 256MB of swap enabled - it shouldn't be a problem.
Yes, it's a big problem.
>>That is not even close to the correct profile for uclibc. You really
> Well, I want to switch to glibc, but I couldn't get any mips3 or mips4
> stages running (I think they are the wrong endian-ness). So I thought
> the correct thing to was grab a stage1 and change the profile.
Of course they are the wrong endianness. Not only that, but they
contain instructions that will only run on 64-bit cpus.
> Am I going about this the wrong way? I am fairly new to gentoo.
Not just the wrong way, but the impossible way.
> Hmm, that sounds more like what I want to do. What I really want is a
> stage1-mips1-2005.1.tar.bz2, but that doesn't exist. Can I use crossdev
> to accomplish that?
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