stripping down lfs

Eric Miller miller.eric.t at
Wed Jun 23 17:13:48 PDT 2010

im not familiar with doesn't look like a stand alone distro,
but rather a rollup of basic linux essentials in one package.

so, you guys are suggesting that i put busybox on a stripped down LFS system
and rock out with that?

yes the .dd images (there are two of them to choose from) will be on the
live CD as well.

I still am unclear on how to determine smartly what I can strip.....

I'm building another LFS now to use as a base....

On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 7:55 PM, Mike McCarty <Mike.McCarty at>wrote:

> Eric Miller wrote:
> > hey all...haven't been here since 2002 lolz.
> >
> > I'm hoping to build a stripped down LFS to use on a livecd that will do
> one
> > thing only:  present the user with a simple scripted text menu, and then
> > (based on the menu input) .dd an image to a usb thumb drive.
> You might consider using busybox.
> You could "unmaster" the LiveCD, and then strip the image down to
> just what you need, install busybox, then remaster it.
> Mike
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