[lfs-support] LFS vs. LFS LiveCD

Wally Lepore wallylepore at gmail.com
Thu Sep 20 11:52:03 PDT 2012

Ok Spiky, Thank you so much for the advice and suggestions. I will chime
back in when I have another related question in regards to this thread.
......Thank you

On Thu, Sep 20, 2012 at 2:00 PM, spiky <martynvidler at aol.com> wrote:

>  On 20/09/12 18:55, Wally Lepore wrote:
> Hi Members,
> I do hope this is the correct mailing list. My question pertains to LFS
> and the LFS LiveCD but the mailing list for the LiveCD no longer appears
> active. Thank you for taking my question please.
> I've been studying Linux for awhile now and would like to utilize the LFS
> system to build a Linux distro and also to learn the concepts of structure
> and construction that will also enable me to help/join a development team
> on a particular existing distro.
> Can you please tell me if the LFS LiveCD is still a valid tool to utilize
> in learning the "how to" of building a linux distro. I read that the LFS
> LiveCD is no longer supported and the LiveCD is not available for version
> 7.0 and later.
> In other words, can I still build an LFS distro that is fully functional
> in today's environment using the last supported version of the LFS LiveCD?
> Or...
> Is it better to go with the latest version and install the LFS system to a
> hard drive that has a host distro installed? I did read the benefits of
> using the LiveCd versus installing to a host distro on the LFS FAQ.
> Any suggestions would surely help as I take my first step.
> Thank you Kindly
> Wally Lepore New Jersey
>  Yes that is correct about the live cd it is out of date now. You would be
> better using a distro installed as host, any distro will work as long as it
> is made compliant
> http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/view/7.2/prologue/hostreqs.html
> I have also used a live cd from a production distro which I made compliant.
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