Is it a simple task...???

Thomas T. Veldhouse veldy at veldy.net
Fri Jun 30 06:29:47 PDT 2000


Download the boot eltorito image from the slackware site, mount it as a
loopback device and then make the changes to it you would like.  The trick
is to get the root filesystem on the CD to be the next thing it reads after
the kernel - rdev stuff.

Tom Veldhouse
veldy at veldy.net

----- Original Message -----
From: Ed Riddle <eriddle at linuxcare.com>
To: <lfs-discuss at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Friday, June 30, 2000 1:48 AM
Subject: Re: Is it a simple task...???


> Quoting Hendrix on Fri, Jun 30, 2000 at 03:47:33AM -0230 :
> > 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,
> > --
> > Trevor Penney,
> > A+, Network+ Certified
> > ----------------------
> > That's alright, I still got my guitar...
> > --
>
> I was thinking of this as well.  I've decided to create a base image
> of everything up to chroot.  Then use something like toms root boot
> or better yet the Linuxcare bootable business card to put on the CD
> with the /lfs directory ready to rsync over.  Then chroot over and
> recompile, either by script or not.
>
> As always, feedback welcome.
>
> Cheers,
> Ed
>
>
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