REPOST: Advanced (quickest) LFS?

EC wingmanREMOVEME at
Mon Apr 12 14:07:37 PDT 2004


Hope it's not too much out of topic.

Is there a nALFS profile for BELFS ?


>-----Message d'origine-----
>De : lfs-support-bounces at [mailto:lfs-support-
>bounces at] De la part de vincent blondel
>Envoyé : mercredi 7 avril 2004 22:43
>À : LFS Support List; Saad Malik
>Objet : Re: REPOST: Advanced (quickest) LFS?
>You have to know that there well exist some new devel branches of LFS
>including the new linux kernel family 2.6.x and the complete new libraries
>NTPL ( replacement of linuxthreads  with linux 2.4.x ).
>You can well compile a new system regarding the instructions you can find
>this site
>Now, if you want to download a ready to run system, I put on my ftp server
> a build for i686 systems. This iso
>file is not bootable but you just have to modify manually configuration
>On Wednesday 07 April 2004 17:33, Saad Malik wrote:
>> Hi Everyone,
>> I had built my 5.0 LFS and 5.0 BLFS system about 6 months ago without
>> any problems.
>> It was very educational, and productive...
>> Unfortunately, I screwed up my Glibc last week. What happened was that
>> I was trying to upgrade Glibc to match my 2.6.4 Kernel header files.
>> The libraries compiled fine, but gave some odd error during install
>> phase. Anyway, suffice it to say, 'ls' wouldn't even work.. gave a
>> segementation fault error.
>> I tried everything to repair my glibc (used Slackware 9.1 to mount lfs
>> partition and somehow reinstall glibc with no optimization flags). But
>> that just created more problems.
>> I formatted my partition, and now I'm back at the beginning of the LFS
>> book. Instead of doing the same routine of building temporary system,
>> then installing the main system over it...
>> I was wondering if someone knew of a guide or could give some pointers
>> on the fastest way to build a *working* LFS system independent of the
>> host (slackware).
>> I would want dynamic libraries instead of static calls built into the
>> system.
>> So in summary 2 questions:
>> 1. Fastest way of building a *working* LFS system independent of host.
>> Is there a way I could perhaps skip the /tools making, and somehow
>> start directly installing the packages in /usr && /bin? (would be
>> using 2.6.5 kernel).
>> 2. Knowing that I will screw up my glibc in the future. How am I able
>> to repair my glibc files in the future? Is there anyway? I just want
>> to know if it is possible, perhaps someday I'll be able to help a lost
>> puppy like me ;)
>> Thanks Very Much.
>> Saad a.k.a SimFox3
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