minimum base system for creating lfs

tyche tyche at ica.net
Wed Oct 2 15:34:31 PDT 2002


i have heard the knoppix runs from a cdrom. dont know what the url for knoppix
is, but i would try this


john smith wrote:

> I have an old 2.5g drive in an old pc that I want to create my lfs system
> on. trouble is I have nothing to install my base system on except three
> drives 200/124/124mb.
>
> I can create a system with 400mb raid and a tiny swap partition but will
> this be enough to get developement stuff I need on there. if so what is the
> bare minimum packages I need (I'm using a Mandrake 7.2 cd I found)
>
> If 400mb is not enough can anyone suggest a better way to do the install?..
> I could split my 2.5 gig and install it on that but at the end of the
> installation I will only want my lfs install and not my base system..
>
> If not is there someone in Melbourne I can borrow a 1 gig drive off to do
> install my base system to. I am unemployed and my girlfriend wont pay for a
> hdd. (she hates linux 2).
>
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