LFS Based Distro Packaging?

Felix Jodoin felixj at shaw.ca
Wed Sep 29 19:00:52 PDT 2004

Sorry, could you be a bit more specific as to how to do this? And what 
bootable disc did you use?

On Sep 29, 2004, at 7:23 PM, Drunkalot wrote:

> I made my lfs and tared it, so I boot from a cd-rom and untar it to 
> the hard
> disk, install grub and works ok... but only in ext2 partitions, ext3 
> gives
> an error and I don´t know how...
> "Greg Taylor" <gtaylor at clemson.edu> wrote in message
> news:cjeemg$ngg$1 at belgarath.linuxfromscratch.org...
>> Greetings,
>> I'm doing some research for my college's Linux Group on the best way 
>> to
>> build and distribute a simple distribution. We aim to create a distro 
>> that
>> is configured and set up to cater to the students here (certain
>> applications are needed, and our network tends to be funky).
>> Someone suggested LFS and I visited here to find something pretty 
>> neat.
>> However, I have a few questions:
>> #1) Given that I build from LFS, how do I then turn around and 
>> distribute
>> what I have done?
>> #2) Are there any good/easy to configure installers out there?
>> #3) How in the heck do you package up your distro so the installer 
>> can use
>> it?
>> #4) What are the chances of using the package repository of another
>> distro? (Gentoo's emerge, Debian's apt, RedHat's yumm, etc.)
>> I'm curious here. Even if we never take on this project, I personally 
>> find
>> it very interesting and am curious on the matter. Any ideas or 
>> comments?
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