compiling FreeBSD to test a netbook
gnemmi at gmail.com
Sat Feb 27 20:28:03 UTC 2010
The method described in development(7) (even if it could use an update
by now) may help an _awful_ lot in there ..
I don't even build world/kernel on my notebook's Celeron 560 ... and
actually I wouldn't even dare to do it on an Atom based netbook.
development(7) is really worth a read.
On Sat, Feb 27, 2010 at 5:53 AM, Gabor Kovesdan <gabor at freebsd.org> wrote:
>> On Fri, 26 Feb 2010 16:21:06 -0800 Xin LI wrote:
>>> I've asked him to try a
>>> 9-CURRENT kernel but the Atom based netbook would take some while to
>>> compile the code =-)
>> It's very easy/quick to (cross) compile world at a beafy machine
>> and install the system to an USB stick.
> I also have an Atom-based netbook and it takes quite long but not that long.
> I usually compile kernel/world directly there. One battery charge (which
> make it last~4 hours) is enough for me to do a complete upgrade.
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