Bootable CD

Richard A Downing FBCS richard at 109bean.org.uk
Mon May 10 07:24:14 PDT 2004


Jeremy Huntwork wrote:
> 
> 
> I have read the hints and FAQs pertaining to bootable cd’s, and while 
> I’m grateful for the help and direction, I’m still struck by the 
> inherent awkwardness of having to setup and rely upon another, often 
> larger and clumsier, Linux distribution.  Might it be helpful to many 
> users to provide a bootable system CD from which they can begin reading 
> the current book, downloading packages, and compiling the system?
> 
>  
> 
> Perhaps I’m missing something important here, but it seems like it would 
> be at least a nice starting point for a clean system, and at most it 
> would save the user much headache working around/with another distro.
> 
>  
> 
> Jeremy Huntwork
> 
> http://www.jenacon.net
> 

Please don't post in html - see 
http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/faq/#netiquette.

The CD's you refer to do exist, check the archives.  A starting place 
might be:  http://www.stockwith.co.uk.

If you don't already have a Linux distro installed, they make a good 
starting point.

-- 
Richard A Downing FBCS CITP
http://www.109bean.org.uk/



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