building lfs from a crippled computer???

Billy O'Connor billy at
Tue Oct 1 04:35:53 PDT 2002

da02043 at (da02043) writes:

> The problem is it doesnt have enough diskspace to install a host distro *and* 
> lfs, and it doesnt have a cd-rom drive so i can build LFS from a boot cd. 
> I was thinking that i might be abel to boot off a floppy based mini distro 
> with nfs support that would allow me to chroot to a real distro via the 
> network so i could start the installation on the empty disk on my laptop. Is 
> this even possible? Does anybody know of a floppy based distro that could do 
> that?

I have used tomsrtbt disk to boot a machine, wget a chapter5 tarball
and proceed from there.

Billy O'Connor
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