[lfs-support] Host Distribution

Wally Lepore wallylepore at gmail.com
Mon Sep 24 19:18:20 PDT 2012


On Mon, Sep 24, 2012 at 10:02 PM, William Harrington wrote:

> http://www.debian.org/CD/netinst/
>
> Then: apt-get install bison flex m4 texinfo gawk ncurses-dev && dpkg-
> reconfigure dash  ( use bash for default shell)
>
> Then install telnet or openssh daemon to connect to it from a host
> where you view the book and can copy and paste book commands.

Hi William,

Great. Thank you. Reading the link now.

Ok, I've narrowed it down to two choices as a host distro for LFS.

Debian or Slackware?

Don't forget, I'm new and will have many questions as I study the book
and all sources :-)

Thanks so much
Wally




On Mon, Sep 24, 2012 at 10:02 PM, William Harrington <berzerkula at cox.net> wrote:
>
> On Sep 24, 2012, at 20:19 PM, Wally Lepore wrote:
>
>> William, I can't find that Debian iso link you recommend. I was at
>> their site and did not see the link for "netinst i386". Can you please
>> locate?
>
> http://www.debian.org/CD/netinst/
>
> Then: apt-get install bison flex m4 texinfo gawk ncurses-dev && dpkg-
> reconfigure dash  ( use bash for default shell)
>
> Then install telnet or openssh daemon to connect to it from a host
> where you view the book and can copy and paste book commands.
>
> Sincerely,
>
> William Harrington
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