Host system requirements

Robert Connolly robert at
Wed Jun 4 18:50:42 PDT 2008

I like this idea. I think chapter5 already has everything needed to build a 
kernel and grub. It would just need a special boot script. This also works 
well with a plain text book, and solves the problem of having a live-cd... 
you just build one.


On Wednesday June 4 2008 01:31:03 am Chris Buxton wrote:
> Even an LFS system wouldn't work as a build host - it doesn't have the
> correct kernel in either case. The only workaround I can see is to
> flesh out Chapter 5 to the point where the target system is minimally
> bootable and self-sufficient, and then boot up the target at the
> beginning of Chapter 6 (instead of entering the chroot).
> Chris Buxton
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