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Fri Mar 15 12:33:27 PST 2002
"Gerard Beekmans" <gerard at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote in message
news:20020315124522.M2306 at gwaihir.linuxfromscratch.org...
> On Fri, Mar 15, 2002 at 12:27:56PM -0500, Feingold Josh S wrote:
> > I would like to create LFS. Here are the specs I am working with.
> > someone tell me if this is a feasible plan.
> > I have a Windows XP system with three partitions. The first
> > holds Windows. The second partition (8GB) is for program files.
> > partition (2GB) is empty.
> > I have a copy of MU Linux that is booted from floppy then runs in
> > My idea is to download the needed packages and unzip them on the
> > partition. Then I can use the third partition to build the system.
> A Linux that runs solely in RAM can't possibly contain everything you
> such as compilers, linkers, static libraries and more. You really need
> first install a regular distribution such as Redhat, Mandrake,
> Debian or whatever else you can get your hands on.
And you might have a problem with the Windows file system. There are
Linux drivers for FAT32 (hopefully you are not using FAT - 128K
allocation units!), but if XP uses something new, or possibly NTFS, you
will not be able to use that scheme until a driver is available. The
last time I read config info for NTFS in the kernel, I think it said
NTFS was read-only.
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