One simple question - Moving to target machine?
mtswall at yahoo.com
Wed Nov 5 15:06:01 PST 2003
--- LiNewbie <abuse at 127.0.0.1> wrote:
> I admit I'm a newbie with LFS and don't have much
> experience with Linux in
> general. Going through the book I have one
> Once you have the LFS system completed, how do you
> move it to the target
> machine (or, if you built the LFS system on the
> target machine, how do you
> remove the original distro you used to build the LFS
> system) cleanly?
Ok, I'll bite....
In mine: the host system (slackware) is in one
partition /dev/hda4 and the LFS is on another
They both boot from the GRUB menu.
To get rid of the host, while in LFS, I erase or
reformat that partition and edit the GRUB to take out
the menu choice - voila, its gone.
If I had to move it to a different machine, I would:
boot linux on the new machine with cdrom or floppy,
copy on the lfs "tree" (cdrom or network connect),
run GRUB to point the MBR to lfs, and (fingers
As I understand it, you edit the Grub config, run the
GRUB binary, and it then writes itself and the
configuration to the MBR (main boot record?) of the
Hope that helps....
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