Question about LFS using User-Mode Linux

Tushar Teredesai tush at
Tue Oct 1 16:46:37 PDT 2002

Michael L. Kaufman wrote:

>Hi. I am just getting started building building a system using the 4.0RC1
>book, and I was wondering if anyone had any experience building it with
>under a user-mode linux environment. I am not trying to run UML on a LFS
>system (I saw that there is a hint doc for that), I am trying to go the
>other direction. I would like to start out with a blank UML partition file
>and build up the system that way. That way I can experiment and get it right
>without mucking with my current setup. Is that possible? Has anyone done it?
>Are there any docs/hints out there for this?
Do a regular build of LFS as per the book in a directory say /lfs and 
then create a root file system by copying files in /lfs over to the loop 
mounted root file system as per the hint.

Tushar Teredesai
LFS ID: 1377

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