[ntp:questions] Re: ntp and cpu

Piotr Trojanek ptrojane at mion.elka.pw.edu.pl
Tue Sep 2 13:28:39 UTC 2003

In article <mailman.29.1062504885.1841.questions at ntp.org>, Xuehuan Li wrote:
>it seems that when i compile the ntp source file the ./configure probes the 
>running cpu and write the type to the config.h. i can not run the ntpd on a 
>486DX which was compiled on a pentium, neither the reverse. how can i make 
>it work on the other platform? i really don't want to compile the source 
>file in a 486 machine, too slow to wait!

I always compile on Pentium-Pro binaries for 486 and even 386.
On linux, FreeBSD and NetBSD, thre never was any problem.

In config.h there is just output like from 'uname', but is doesn't
matter at all. Make sure, there are no "-mcpu=pentium" or similar
flags for gcc.

Piotr Trojanek

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