Starting with LFS

Karl Wilbur karl at
Tue Mar 30 13:01:21 PST 2004

Sebastiano Pomata wrote:

> il Tue, 30 Mar 2004 14:25:37 -0600
> John <Smartcat99S at> ha scritto:
>>Sebastiano Pomata wrote:
>>>Hi all, I think now I'm ready to start building my own Linux system,
>>>so I've read the LFS-BOOK 5.0, but I haven't installed anything yet.
>>>My answer is: when I've finished building base system, every thing
>>>that I would like to install on it should be compiled from scratch as
>>>for the base system? Is it documented in Beyond LFS? Is it possible
>>>to do it for a normal user like me or it's very difficult? thanks all
>>As long as you follow the book, anybody can do it.
>>Try 5.1pre1
> Ok thanks all, I hope to start building my new Linux system at the end
> of this week. Approximately, how long does it takes to build base system
> on a Penitum III 600? Some weeks :-) ?

Took me about two full days on a AMD Duron 800MHz(or maybe it was an Athlon).

Works great. :-)

-Karl Wilbur

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