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LFS is a project that provides you with the steps necessary to build your own custom Linux system.

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Old 06-12-2002, 05:27 PM   #1
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from where shall i start


ok i've got the 3.3 packages and i am ready to begin lfs

but i don't from where shall i satart

i mean i have winxp and 2000 and suse 8.0 installed

i want to have lfs intead of suse

shall i format the suse partion or what


and if i formated how shall i start also?
 
Old 06-13-2002, 09:25 AM   #2
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I'd personally get a copy of a partition manager like Partition Magic. I'd then resize your existing partitions so as you can create a partition specifically for LFS.

My current setup looks like this:

Part. 1: Windows XP
Part. 2: Gentoo Linux
Part. 3: LFS
Part. 4: Swap Space for whichever Linux distro is booted.

(if you don't want to or can't create another partition then there's a hint on http://hints.linuxfromscratch.org that describes how you can install LFS on the same partition as your existing distro. Once you've got your partitions sorted you'll need to boot into your SUSE system. From here you can issue all the commands given in the LFS book. Once you've got your LFS system up and running then you can go into your partition manager software again and remove the SUSE partition if you really must - note that you'll have to play around with your boot loader config, fstab files, and possibly more in order to properly boot LFS again.

Hope this gets you started,

Matt
 
Old 06-13-2002, 09:52 AM   #3
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You have to have existing Linux OS installed to create your LFS.. Windows certainly couldn't do the job..
 
  


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