Is it a simple task...???

Thomas T. Veldhouse veldy at veldy.net
Fri Jun 30 06:27:57 PDT 2000


You could do it carefully with the use of two loopback devices.  One for the
root filesystem and one for the ISO image.  Somebody still has to create the
installer.  The build could be done someplace like /usr/local/lfs/buildroot.

Tom Veldhouse
veldy at veldy.net

----- Original Message -----
From: Hendrix <tgjp at thezone.net>
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Sent: Friday, June 30, 2000 1:17 AM
Subject: Is it a simple task...???


> Hi again,
>
> Would it be a simple or hard task to be able to write scripts and/or
> programs that would build LFS on-the-fly...  For instance, say if I
> wanted to be able to set up LFS so that I can store it on a CD-ROM (much
> like a regular distribution) so that I can install and configure it
> without working from another distribution (like we are doing with LFS
> now)...
>
> For instance, is there a way to be able (after LFS is finished) to make
> a CD-ROM version of LFS that can be installed on a system that doesn't
> already contain a linux distribution...???  Right now, we can't do LFS
> without having another distribution installed...*s*  Hmm...  I'm finding
> it hard to explain myself...*smile*   Anyone know what I mean...
> Thanks...
>
> Sincerely,
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