Re: 32bit chroot
On Sat, Sep 24, 2005 at 02:31:29PM +0100, Dr Gavin Seddon wrote:
> I'm being slow here, so how come hppa is known as tru64?
Erm...indeed. I think you are confusing hppa (aka parisc) with alpha.
Or can you point me at a reference that says tru64 will run on hppa?
> Also if
> I can use 32bit, why can't a i386 source be used
Most (95%+) user space apps will compile on all archs.
You can build a 32-bit chroot on hppa and test your app.
> or is it 'cos of diff architecture.
A few don't because of embedded asm() (e.g. inb) or depend on arch
specific HW (e.g. gfx).
> Finally, I am trying to install an 32b app. that installs
> on fedora core for the amd oteron. This is 32_64, or again is it a
> architecture issue?
amd opteron (x86-64) can run both 32 and 64-bit apps.
Someday hppa will be able to as well.