On 6 August 2017 at 17:56, Ken Moffat <zarniwh...@ntlworld.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Aug 06, 2017 at 06:38:45PM +0300, Thanos Baloukas wrote:
> > On 06/08/2017 05:57 μμ, Alan Feuerbacher wrote:
> > > On 8/5/2017 10:58 PM, Thanos Baloukas wrote:
> > >
> > > > I'm going to buy a new system to speed up lfs builds. From what I
> read
> > > > the new AMD Ryzen 7 1700 would be a good choice for this job. Has
> anyone
> > > > tested this processor on lfs?
> > >
> > > In early May I bought a new ASUS TUF motherboard, Intel 3770 processor,
> > > and 32G of ram. LFS builds quickly on this new system. I would think
> > > that the new AMD processor would be similar.
> > >
> > Thanks. My concern is not that much on speed, various benchmarks
> > I've seen show it's fast enough. What I have in mind is stability
> > and compatibility. Segmentation faults, software produced not running
> > on other machines and such.
> >
> For not running on other machines, my usual answer is to blame gmp.
> Nowadays I always use the fsf config scripts in gmp:
>
> cp -v  config{fsf,}.guess
> cp -v config{fsf,}.sub
>
> and then run configure.  I don't _expect_ to run binaries on a
> different machine, but this seems a safer thing to do.
>
> For Ryzen, I hope to get one - but I need to sort out various things
> first (e.g. my KVM switches and monitors all use D-SUB, I don't see
> me coming up with a quick solution to that).
>

HDMI (or DVI) to D-SUB adapter.

Richard
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