[lfs-support] Some BLFS Packages Before Making LFS-7.4 Bootable

Dan McGhee beesnees at grm.net
Thu Oct 31 16:07:03 PDT 2013

On 10/31/2013 03:51 PM, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> Dan McGhee wrote:
>> So that I can "hit the deck running" after I get my new system to boot,
>> I want to add a few packages, and their associated boot scripts, from
>> BLFS.  These are dhcpd, wpa-supplicant, libxml, libn, open-ssl and
>> d-bus.  I seem to remember reading somewhere, and I thought it was in
>> the LFS book, that it was OK to do what I'm thinking of.  I don't see
>> anything that will hinder my plan, but I thought I'd ask here where many
>> people know a lot more about this than I do.
>> Anything to be careful of?
> For the most part, you are OK as long as you maintain the virtual file
> systems that are mounted in Chapter 6.  I usually build over ssh so I
> make sure that openssl and openssh are in place.  Other things I build
> early are lsb-release (for my scripts), sudo, which, and wget.
> I also have my sources in /usr/src and that is a separate partition so I
> can use it from any build.  I recommend the following as separate
> partitions: /boot, /home, and /usr/src.  /opt is also a possibility.
>     -- Bruce
I have a script that gets me to chroot and it mounts those each time I 
go in.

I forgot about wget, thanks for reminding me.

A separate partition for /usr/src? Never occurred to me, but it's a good 

Thanks, Bruce.

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