Signal 4 installing kernel/world built for different cputype

Charles Swiger cswiger at
Thu Sep 16 11:36:34 PDT 2004

On Sep 16, 2004, at 1:17 PM, John Nielsen wrote:
> I use a build machine to build world and kernels for other, slower
> machines.  The build machine is an Athlon Thunderbird running 
> 5.3-BETA4,
> and I'd like to upgrade the other machines to 5.3 as well.  I have
> compiled everything that runs on the build system with
> CPUTYPE?=athlon-tbird.
> When I do a buildworld/buildkernel for a pentium machine with 
> CPUTYPE=i586
> on make's command line, it looks like I get incompatible binaries in
> obj/usr/src/i386/legacy/usr/bin.

This is not surprising.  You need to set your CPUTYPE to the lowest 
common denominator of CPUs which you want the compiled code to run on.


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