The DIY Linux Reference Build prides itself on being able to be bootstrapped from many different build hosts (assuming, of course, a sane toolchain). In essence, if the Reference Build fails to bootstrap from any particular distro, we want to know about it so that the problem can be addressed. This table details the current status of bootstraps from various distributions that the author has tested personally. Expect the number of entries to increase over time.
|Distro Name||When Released||Glibc Version||GCC Version||Binutils Version||Kernel Version||Last Checked||Bootstrap Status|
|Debian 2.1||March 1999||2.0.7||22.214.171.124||2.9.1||2.0.38||FIXME||FAIL|
|Debian 2.2||August 2000||2.1.3||2.95.2||2.9.5||2.2.19||24 March 2005||OK|
|Debian 3.0||July 2002||2.2.5||2.95.4||126.96.36.199.1||2.2.20||26 March 2005||OK|
|Red Hat 6.2||March 2000||2.1.3||2.91.66||2.9.5||2.2.14||29 March 2005||OK|
|Fedora Core 3||November 2004||2.3.3||3.4.2||188.8.131.52.2||2.6.9||23 March 2005||OK|