Bootable CD

Jeroen Coumans jeroen at
Mon May 10 08:39:45 PDT 2004

Jeremy Huntwork said the following on 10-05-2004 02:39:
> 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?

There are iso's available, and we also recommend Knoppix. See and

Since LFS is still more a learning exercise then a distribution guide or 
DIY Linux, we don't start with a boot CD (although this might change, 
given the recent discussions on the direction LFS should take).

Jeroen Coumans

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