BLFS starting point

Donal Farrell 0161977 at
Fri Apr 8 05:33:15 PDT 2005

Thanks guys, not being able to read the html-book on the new LFS system
was my main problem. Now as my host and LFS kernels are different (minor
number), I think I'll print out some of the BLFS book and plug away that



On Fri, 2005-04-08 at 12:42, Andrew Benton wrote:
> Donal Farrell wrote:
> > Hi there. Is it possible to build BLFS from my host system (SuSE) until
> > I have a GUI-based LFS-system to view the BLFS manual, etc?
> > 
> Do you mean "is it possible to do BLFS in chroot"? I think the answer is yes, 
> provided you're running the same kernel on your host system as you'll be using with 
> your BLFS system. I don't recommend it though as I think you're missing out on an 
> important part of LFS if you don't learn to become comfortable at the command prompt 
> (and wear some sackcloth and ashes while you're at it). If you get bored of entering 
> the commands and want to avoid typos, think about putting all the commands in a 
> script which can be left to run unattended.

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