LFSMake 20000912 Released

Michael Irving laric at laric.com
Tue Sep 12 13:24:54 PDT 2000


I would suggest using nano as editor instead of vim. This is since nano is 
extremely easy to use and shows you the help immediatly.
This is for both the LFS and LFSMake. You can find it on 
http://www.asty.org/nano

At 21:00 12.09.00, you wrote:
>Yes VMware is great, and I expect it would work for this though I
>haven't tried that yet.
>
>Alternatively, as luck would have it I also sell computers with Linux
>preinstalled... will make you a good deal.  ;-)
>
>Cheers,
>
>-- Rod
>    http://www.sunsetsystems.com/
>
>On Tue, 12 Sep 2000, John Arrowwood wrote:
> >
> > Try using VMware.  Create a virtual computer in which to try it.  One 
> catch:
> > Requires X.
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Gerard Beekmans [mailto:gerard at linuxfromscratch.org]
> > Sent: Tuesday, September 12, 2000 11:37 AM
> > To: lfs-discuss at linuxfromscratch.org
> > Subject: Re: LFSMake 20000912 Released
> >
> >
> > On Tue, 12 Sep 2000, you wrote:
> > > Check it out at http://www.sunsetsystems.com/lfsmake.php3.
> >
> > I'm afraid I have to take a raincheck on that one. I used to test these 
> kind
> >
> > of things on my spare computer, the notebook, which died a unexpected death
> > a
> > few days ago. I'm still not sure if I will bring it to Toshiba to get it
> > repaired or just wait a couple of months and purchase a new system. Either
> > way, since my normal system is used to perform plain installations of LFS
> > (plain as in manually "by the book" to test the new book) I don't have 
> much
> > time or resources on this pc to do a full second installation. Normally 
> I'd
> > just run it on the spare computer and walk away from it. If it screws 
> things
> >
> > up, no problem. On this machine I'm more cautious.
> >
> > So it's not out of distrust or anything like that that I'm not going to 
> try
> > out LFSMake quite yet, it's just I don't have the spare resources to do it
> > on.
> >
> > --
> > Gerard Beekmans
> > www.linuxfromscratch.org
> >
> > -*- If Linux doesn't have the solution, you have the wrong problem -*-






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