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SubjectRe: Development Setups
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> I was thinking of starting with a modern machine for developing/compiling on, 
> and then older machine(s) for testing. This way I would not risk losing data
> if I oops or somesuch. Alternately, is there a common practice of using lilo
> to create development and testing kernel command lines? Is this a useful
> thing to do or is it too much of brain drain to switch between hacking and
> testing mindsets?

I like the two box strategy and have written a detailed description of
how to set it up (right down to the wiring diagram for the serial
cables):

http://www.kernelhacking.org/docs/2boxdebugging.txt

This will become part of the forthcoming kernelhacking-HOWTO...

Feedback on this document from anyone would be very much appreciated
from anyone :)

happy hacking,

Andy


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