Done with LFS, but a question before I go on to BLFS...

Andrew Davis andrew at
Sun Jan 12 19:18:51 PST 2003

Ok... I'm a dumbnut... sorry... thought it went from LFS to BLFS... I 
just saw the hints page and the first one being a bootable CD. Haven't 
read it yet, but I'm sure it'll accomplish what I asked for. So kudos to 
the LFS guys and pardon my posting without reading a bit more. :)


Andrew Davis wrote:
> First off, I just completed a walk through of the LFS 4.0 install and am 
> pleased to have a nice, minimal Linux system. I am very Linux 
> knowledgable, but have always been frustrated with distro changes (RH & 
> KDE for example) and being forced to install packages I don't want. I 
> much prefer the idea of starting with just the base, necessary items, 
> then adding my X env, Window Manager, etc. I am very pleased with the 
> LFS 4.0 how-to and am looking forward to the BLFS stuff.
> So with that said, I now have a Linux system within a Linux system, if 
> you will. My tower has RH 8 on it, and the LFS install inside an 8Gb 
> volume of that. Before I move on to the BLFS stuff, I'd be very 
> interested in taking my current LFS install and putting it on a CD that 
> I could then use to re-install my tower... getting rid of all the RH 
> crap, choosing my partitions, etc. Is this easily doable? Has anyone 
> written any solid documentation on it? I'd be very interested in taking 
> my base install, putting it onto a CD, and being able to use it to 
> install other machines... maybe an LFS install program or something...
> Thought, suggestions, or ideas??? :)

Andrew Davis, Founder
andrew at
Linux Consultation & Integration Services

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