LFS iso image

Dean Feldpausch dean at feldpausch.net
Wed Jun 7 06:44:12 PDT 2000


Is there a way to create an LFS bootable CD.  Understandable, read-only
but, is it possible to mount ram disks as the "writeable" part?
Could come in handy in the road.  Pop in the CD, boot, and have my LFS
and tools I need.
Cheers,

Paul Jensen wrote:

> > p> So if anyone has any info regarding these things please let us all know.
> > I have put such thing together. It's not that user-friendly since it
> > includes no scripts (yet), but it boots from CD and you got a fully working
> > system (except ncurses, so you cannot make menuconfig). I installed two systems
> > with it successfully. If you are interested, I could give some hints
> > how to create it. Maybe it would be even possible to upload it...
>
> how big a file is it?  it might be easier for me to recreate it.
>
> i just got a cd burner and got it working 3 days ago.  i have been
> thinking about creating a bootable cd with all the sources ( a copy of the
> ftp site and web site ).   this would be a lot faster and easier to load
> than across the internet or even a LAN.
>
> the first cd i burned was a copy of the ftp site.  i was able to read it
> with a windows notebook.  i could browse the html docs easily, but could
> not look into the tar balls.  it would need the fips program for resizing
> the disk partition.
>
> any suggestions are welcome - what should be included, etc.
>
> paul jensen
> www.pcrdallas.com
> lfs ftp/news/mail archive
>
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