building lfs from a crippled computer???

da02043 da02043 at
Wed Oct 2 08:14:21 PDT 2002

On Tuesday 01 October 2002 01:35 pm, you wrote:
> 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.

Hmm... Kewl disk... Its incredible that tom was abel to cram that much stuff 
on one floppy!!

Anyway..  im building LFS as we speak and sofar everything seems to go 
smooth... thanx for your help...

John Nielsen
Unsubscribe: send email to listar at
and put 'unsubscribe lfs-support' in the subject header of the message

More information about the lfs-support mailing list