I now tried to installing the bigendian RedHat7.1 RPMs and I noticed the
/etc/localtime is lacking in glibc-2.2.4-11.2.mips.rpm (but it's contain
in the little endian version).
All the timezone information is lacking under /usr/share/zoneinfo in
glibc-common-2.2.4-11.2 (but it's in the little endian version).
I can't changes the root password, I get the following:
# passwd root
Changing password for user root
New UNIX password:
/usr/lib/cracklib_dict: magic mismatch
"H . J . Lu" wrote:
> I updated a few packages, fixed a linker bug and rebuilt everything.
> My mini-port of RedHat 7.1 is at
> you should be able to put a small RedHat 7.1 on the mips/mipsel box and
> compile the rest of RedHat 7.1 yourselves.
> Here are something you should know:
> 1. The cross compiler hosted on RedHat 7.1/ia32 is provided as a
> toolchain rpm. The binary rpms for the mips and mipsel cross compilers
> are included. You will need glibc 2.2.3-11 or above to use those
> rpms. The glibc x86 binary rpms under RPMS/i386 should be ok.
> 2. You have to find a way to put those rpms on your machine. I use
> network boot and NFS root to do it.
> 3. install.tar.bz2 has some scripts to prepare NFS root and install
> RedHat 7.1 on a hard drive.
> 4. baseline.tar.bz2 contains the cross build tree.
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