I like the LiveCD!
jhuntwork at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Jul 14 10:00:16 PDT 2005
> X.org ran *perfectly* on the machine; despite it's odd resolution
> (1280x768 pixels.)
> I think *everything* was found, eth0, eth1 (wireless), firewire,
> USB2.0, etc. I couldn't find anything that wasn't accounted for, even if I
> don't use it!
> Where'd ifconfig go??? :-( -- I'm an old fuddyduddy and this
> newfangled ip command really confused me no end! I finally fudged around
> with the bootscripts enough to figure out how to set up my networking...
Well, LFS switched to iproute, so thus the LiveCD did too. IIRC, it's
because the previous tools were no longer being actively maintained.
> Whilst diddling with said networking bootscripts & config files,
> unionfs barfed & lost the /etc/sysconfig directory. Rebooting (obviously)
> fixed it, and it only happened once so far.
Not sure about this one. Keep us posted with updates, please.
> I didn't have a chance to check, but is the kernel compiled with
> SMP enabled? That way I could use it on my dual Athlon system and really
> get some good compiles going...
> I skimmed over the note about how to customize the CD, and will
> burning a 2nd session with a newer version of a file
> *overwrite/disable/ignore* the original file if it already exists on the
I believe so, yes. This one is Alexander's. :)
> Anyway, just thought I'd let people know how it worked for me -- overall
> I'm *highly* impressed with how the system works!
Good to hear! Thanks very much for the feedback. It always helps to hear
comments on it.
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