host distribution recommendations?

Kevin Jordan kmj7777 at
Fri Aug 20 11:41:54 PDT 2004

I've build on Knoppix without any problems.  The only thing you need
to do is a chmod 666 /dev/ptmx so you don't get the run out of
consoles message.  Best part is you can't screw up your host system.

On Fri, 20 Aug 2004 09:30:21 -0400, Christopher M Bergeron
<christopher at> wrote:
> All -
> I've tried building LFS 5.1.1 two separate times now on a Slackware 9.0
> host distro, and I've run into misc. bizarre problems both times
> (segfaults using 'ls', etc...).  Has anyone reported any issues building
> LFS 5.1.1 on slack 9.0?   Is there a distro that is "known" to work well
> as a host for LFS?
> Thanks!
> -CB
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