r5674 - in trunk/BOOK: book introduction/welcome postlfs/config

randy at linuxfromscratch.org randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Feb 12 14:02:26 PST 2006


Author: randy
Date: 2006-02-12 15:02:25 -0700 (Sun, 12 Feb 2006)
New Revision: 5674

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/book/bookinfo.xml
   trunk/BOOK/book/preface.xml
   trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/askhelp.xml
   trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
   trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/which.xml
   trunk/BOOK/postlfs/config/users.xml
Log:
Text updates and corrections provided by a patch sent in by Chris Staub, thanks Chris

Modified: trunk/BOOK/book/bookinfo.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/book/bookinfo.xml	2006-02-12 21:23:35 UTC (rev 5673)
+++ trunk/BOOK/book/bookinfo.xml	2006-02-12 22:02:25 UTC (rev 5674)
@@ -21,7 +21,7 @@
 
 
   <copyright id="copyright">
-    <year>2001-2005</year>
+    <year>2001-2006</year>
     <holder>BLFS Development Team</holder>
   </copyright>
 

Modified: trunk/BOOK/book/preface.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/book/preface.xml	2006-02-12 21:23:35 UTC (rev 5673)
+++ trunk/BOOK/book/preface.xml	2006-02-12 22:02:25 UTC (rev 5674)
@@ -179,12 +179,15 @@
     <title>Who Would Want to Read this Book</title>
 
     <para>This book is mainly aimed at those who have built a system based
-    on the LFS book.  It will also be useful for those who are
-    using other distributions, but for one reason or another want to manually build
-    software and are in need of some assistance.  BLFS can be
-    used to create a range of diverse systems and so the target audience is
-    probably nearly as wide as that of the LFS book.  If you
-    found LFS useful, you should also like this!</para>
+    on the LFS book. It will also be useful for those who are using other
+    distributions, but for one reason or another want to manually build
+    software and are in need of some assistance. Note that the material
+    contained in this book, in particular the dependency listings, is based
+    upon the assumption that you are using a base LFS system with every
+    package listed in the LFS book already installed and configured. BLFS can
+    be used to create a range of diverse systems and so the target audience is
+    probably nearly as wide as that of the LFS book.  If you found LFS useful,
+    you should also like this!</para>
 
     <para>Since Release 5.0, the BLFS book version matches
     the LFS book version. This book may be incompatible with

Modified: trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/askhelp.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/askhelp.xml	2006-02-12 21:23:35 UTC (rev 5673)
+++ trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/askhelp.xml	2006-02-12 22:02:25 UTC (rev 5674)
@@ -32,10 +32,10 @@
       <listitem>
         <para>Is the hardware support compiled into the kernel or
         available as a module to the kernel?  If it is a module, is it
-        configured properly in <filename>modules.conf</filename> and has it
+        configured properly in <filename>modprobe.conf</filename> and has it
         been loaded?  You should use <command>lsmod</command> as the
         <systemitem class='username'>root</systemitem> user to see if it's
-        loaded. Check the <filename>syslog.log</filename> file or run
+        loaded. Check the <filename>sys.log</filename> file or run
         <command>modprobe <replaceable>[driver]</replaceable></command> to
         review any error message. If it loads properly, you may need to add
         the <command>modprobe</command> command to your boot scripts.</para>
@@ -80,8 +80,11 @@
         <para>the exact error message or symptom you are receiving,</para>
       </listitem>
       <listitem>
-        <para>whether you have deviated from the book or LFS at all.</para>
+        <para>whether you have deviated from the book or LFS at all,</para>
       </listitem>
+      <listitem>
+        <para>if you are installing a BLFS package on a non-LFS system.</para>
+      </listitem>
     </itemizedlist>
 
     <para>(Note that saying that you've deviated from the book doesn't mean

Modified: trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2006-02-12 21:23:35 UTC (rev 5673)
+++ trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2006-02-12 22:02:25 UTC (rev 5674)
@@ -45,6 +45,10 @@
       <para>February 12th, 2006</para>
       <itemizedlist>
         <listitem>
+          <para>[randy] - Text updates and corrections provided by a patch
+          sent in by Chris Staub.</para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
           <para>[randy] - Replaced the commands to modify the *ns*.pc pkgconfig
           files with commands to create symlinks to the actual NSS/NSPR .pc
           files in the Firefox, Mozilla and Thunderbird instructions as

Modified: trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/which.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/which.xml	2006-02-12 21:23:35 UTC (rev 5673)
+++ trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/which.xml	2006-02-12 22:02:25 UTC (rev 5674)
@@ -43,7 +43,7 @@
   information on many items which are prerequisites for other sections of the
   book as well as some items (such as <xref linkend="general-prog"/>)
   which are useful in their own right.  Note that you don't have to install all
-  of these libraries and packages found in this part to start with, each
+  of these libraries and packages found in this part to start with as each
   BLFS installation procedure tells you which packages
   it depends upon so you can choose the program you want to install and see
   what it needs.</para>

Modified: trunk/BOOK/postlfs/config/users.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/postlfs/config/users.xml	2006-02-12 21:23:35 UTC (rev 5673)
+++ trunk/BOOK/postlfs/config/users.xml	2006-02-12 22:02:25 UTC (rev 5674)
@@ -49,7 +49,7 @@
 
   <para>Additionally, the <ulink
   url='http://refspecs.freestandards.org/LSB_3.0.0/LSB-Core-generic/LSB-Core-generic/usernames.html'>
-  Linux Standards Base</ulink> recommends that system uid and gid values should be
+  Linux Standard Base</ulink> recommends that system uid and gid values should be
   below 100.</para>
 
   <para>Below is a table of suggested uid/gid values used in BLFS.  These can




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