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Paul Jensen pj at pcrentals.com
Tue Jun 6 09:57:19 PDT 2000

i am posting this to the news server from a dialup account to see if it

paul jensen
lfs ftp/news/mail archive

Gerard Beekmans <gerard at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote in message
news:20000606122150.A1027 at lfs.linuxfromscratch.org...
> Hi Matt,
> > I posted a message to comp.os.linux.from.scratch.config and
> > comp.os.linux.from.scratch.linux
> > Moday 4:12am, and now its Tuesday 5:09am, and I've yet to see it on
> > there.
> > Perhaps I configured Netscape wrong when I added pcrdallas.com as news
> > server, but it rec's the groups on there fine.
> > Plus I don't see my message on the mailing lists.
> >
> > Is there perhaps a problem with those two groups, or the newsgroup <->
> > mailing list link?
> > I will try posting to just the mailing lists to see what happens.
> I have come to that conclusion as well. All mail that is emailed arives
> at the mailing list, but posted messages don't arive. I have tried
> Netscape News myself and I never really liked to use netscape for news
> groups so perhaps the problem just lies with Netscape. I haven't
> installed a better newsreader yet. Nevertheless I've CC'ed this message
> the lfs-admin and lfs-discuss lists as well so we can investigate this
> issue.
> > Also while I'm at it, which list should I post to, for a question about
> > an iso image for LFS, which contains all the sources needed, the book
> > itself, and the LFS bootdisk, with perhaps some kind of install scripts?
> >
> > I want to be able to install LFS without a "normal" Linux distro on the
> > machine before-hand.
> Your best bet is to post this to lfs-discuss. LFS bootdisk is still
> under development. Since I haven't used it myself yet, you'll have to
> inquire on lfs-discuss. Eric Ayer is doing the LFS-bootdisk project and
> can tell you more on the status.
> A few install scripts are available at www.pcrdallas.com/scripts and
> also check www.pcrdallas.com/docs/lfs-hints
> Things in /scripts and /docs/lfs-hints are not officially part of LFS so
> if you have problems with it, take it up with the author. In a few
> months I'll be starting an LFS related project, called ALFS (automated
> LFS). It's end goal is to provide a CD-image containing a bootable Linux
> system complete with all needed packages and the book on it. You can put
> this CD in the computer, boot from it and either manually install LFS,
> or use the tool that will be provided to install it. It'll be somewhat
> like RockLinux (so I've heard) but it will be more advanced. Even during
> the automatic installation you can control the entire process and change
> every single detail so you still have control over where the tool puts
> the files and what commands are used to configure and compile a package,
> etc.
> More details on this project will be posted to lfs-discuss in a few
> months.
> --
> Gerard Beekmans
> www.linuxfromscratch.org
> -*- If Linux doesn't have the solution, you have the wrong problem -*-

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