I forgot to keep BINUTILS second stage

llista llista at ya.com
Tue Nov 18 14:31:23 PST 2003

Jeroen Coumans wrote:

> Hi weasel. You said the following on 11/18/03 02:40:
>> Jeroen Coumans wrote:
>>> Hi llista. You said the following on 11/18/03 18:52:
>>>> I have to reinstall everithig<????
>>>> Can I rescue anything?¿?  so.. where I must re start my compilation 
>>>> from¿?¿??
>>> When in doubt - restart from the beginning with a clean partition. 
>>> From a practical point of view, in my experience, this is almost 
>>> always faster then trying to figure out where you made the error. 
>>> And from an educational point of view, you learn from making 
>>> mistakes. So consider yourself lucky! (but always consult the FAQ in 
>>> case of problems :-) )
>>> Have fun,
>> restarting doesnt teach you anything expect how to follow the book 
>> like a zombie.  Even though you can zip through it, and basicly copy 
>> and paste all the commands, it is still intended to be a guide and 
>> not a howto.  Try and fix or work with your mistakes teaches the 
>> proper way of doing things.  If you learn to correct you mistakes, 
>> soon you will be able to replace virtually any part of your system, 
>> with out ever having to start all over again.
>> When you have 'screwed' something up in most cases it can be fixed 
>> and is generally not as hard as it seems.  It only seems difficult 
>> because you have never done it before.
> Of course, but you need to have experience and some groundwork 
> already. There's a difference in "following the book", which you 
> suggest, and "reading the book", which I suggest. And, if someone 
> isn't capable of debugging this it's better to restart so you're sure 
> you have a good system. This applies to most first-time LFS'ers, and 
> plenty of other people too. Let's be honest: the new build method is 
> anything _but_ simple and causes trouble even for long-time LFS'ers. 
> There's never any harm in re-reading the book; it will also show you 
> information you didn't understand previously, or maybe just forgot, 
> and is thus a very educational experience. Note that I suggest 
> *reading*, not following the book.
Thaks a lot for your informtaion..

as you says, my knowledment in my fisrt installation is so far from 
yours, and there ara a lot of things that It ry to understand READING 
the book. But I think I'm gonna make a new full installation tring to 
understand better what i'm doing.

I wish i could solve all my problems just findind and fixing them..  ;-)

Because of i'm going to install everithing again...  What about to 
install LINUX VECTOR 4 as a main system??
I've just get it and I think it's a good moment yo test it... 

It won't be a problem, will it?¿??

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