LFS Based Distro Packaging?

Drunkalot drunkalot at terra.com.br
Wed Sep 29 17:23:02 PDT 2004


I made my lfs and tared it, so I boot from a cd-rom and untar it to the hard 
disk, install grub and works ok... but only in ext2 partitions, ext3 gives 
an error and I don´t know how...


"Greg Taylor" <gtaylor at clemson.edu> wrote in message 
news:cjeemg$ngg$1 at belgarath.linuxfromscratch.org...
> Greetings,
>
> I'm doing some research for my college's Linux Group on the best way to 
> build and distribute a simple distribution. We aim to create a distro that 
> is configured and set up to cater to the students here (certain 
> applications are needed, and our network tends to be funky).
>
> Someone suggested LFS and I visited here to find something pretty neat. 
> However, I have a few questions:
>
> #1) Given that I build from LFS, how do I then turn around and distribute 
> what I have done?
>
> #2) Are there any good/easy to configure installers out there?
>
> #3) How in the heck do you package up your distro so the installer can use 
> it?
>
> #4) What are the chances of using the package repository of another 
> distro? (Gentoo's emerge, Debian's apt, RedHat's yumm, etc.)
>
> I'm curious here. Even if we never take on this project, I personally find 
> it very interesting and am curious on the matter. Any ideas or comments?
> 





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