how to instal RHFC to run on i386

Jakub Jelinek jakub at
Fri Aug 12 12:56:40 UTC 2005

On Fri, Aug 12, 2005 at 08:44:22AM -0400, Gavin Li wrote:
> I want to install RHFC to let it run on a i386, (actually it is i586), but I
> don't want to run installation on a Pentium PC, because it is too slow. I
> want to run the P4 machine, and then take the harddrive and plug in my
> Pentium PC. The problem is if I run the installlaion in P4, it installs i686
> code, (and the glibc, which compiled for i686).
> I go through all the details in the install program, but I couldn't find a
> way to let it install i586 code in a P4 machine. Does anyone know how to do
> it?

That's not something that can be done during the install, but you can easily
change that after install is complete.
For glibc, rpm -Uvh --oldpackage glibc-2.3*.i386.rpm should do the job,
similarly you'll need to handle other *.i686.rpm's (at least openssl)
and then install the i586 kernel.


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