Stuck at 5.7.1
trollfood at googlemail.com
Sun Jan 3 07:53:40 PST 2010
Am Sonntag 03 Januar 2010 16:36:58 schrieb Mikie:
> What is the difference using another user and substituting that username
> elsewhere in the book? Is the LFS user hardcoded in the kernel with special
Did you notice where your kernel comes from? ;)
The name "lfs:lfs" doesn't matter, you're free to change. It just has to be a
user in the chroot system.
> Why is LFS so complicated?
It isn't. Well, at least not the FS part :)
> I don't see why the authors of LFS don’t create a liveCD with the
> independent tool chain ready to go and delete Ch 5.
There's one at http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/livecd/
> Why put a newbie like
> me thru all this?
LFS' purpose is (as far as I understood) provide a platform for learning how
Linux works, not provide a set of ready-to-go scripts for anything.
> It makes no sense and to be honest it distract from learning Linux because
> it is too much to bite off.
For me it's the logical next step after "From Power Up to Bash Prompt", and it
> I say to the authors ..
> ... make a LiveCD iso file and eliminate a lot of confusion and trouble
> tickets on this list.
I can't help thinking you misunderstood the purpose of the project.
Just my 2cent...
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