LinuxQuestions.org
Download your favorite Linux distribution at LQ ISO.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Linux From Scratch
User Name
Password
Linux From Scratch This Forum is for the discussion of LFS.
LFS is a project that provides you with the steps necessary to build your own custom Linux system.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 08-22-2004, 08:56 PM   #1
blackzone
Member
 
Registered: Jun 2004
Posts: 256

Rep: Reputation: 30
LFS all packages?


Any reliable source where I can get all LFS packages/patches in one bundle?

A bit tedious downloading them one by one.

Also a newbie question what is Live CD?
 
Old 08-22-2004, 09:28 PM   #2
El Basto
Member
 
Registered: Jun 2004
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Distribution: Suse 9.2, Slackware
Posts: 76

Rep: Reputation: 15
I dont think there is anyone offering a single bundle for all the LFS packages/patches. Have fun downloading! I agree, it is very tedious. One thing to note is that for some reason freshmeat does not have the correct version of the grep package (As of Aug-21-04). LFS-5.1.1 calls for grep-2.5.1 but freshmeat says that they are currently "verifying its credibility" or something like that. The closest thing they have is grep-2.5 Here is a link to the correct package. http://www.gtlib.cc.gatech.edu/pub/r...-2.5.1.tar.bz2

As for the live cd, it is a cd that you can boot from without having to install the OS on your harddrive. Just put the CD in your CD-Rom, set your BIOS's 1st boot device to CD-Rom and you've got linux!
 
Old 08-22-2004, 09:32 PM   #3
El Basto
Member
 
Registered: Jun 2004
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Distribution: Suse 9.2, Slackware
Posts: 76

Rep: Reputation: 15
btw, if your not in the US, here is a page that has a bunch of links to European sites with the correct package. http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bu.../msg00026.html

It also has the md5sums.
 
Old 08-23-2004, 12:25 AM   #4
kjordan
Member
 
Registered: Jul 2004
Distribution: LFS, I felt the itch and scratched it
Posts: 227

Rep: Reputation: 31
You can use wget with the scripts they have here: http://lfs.osuosl.org/lfs/wget/
This includes the patches.
Just wget -i script.wget

Or there's a compressed tar file here: ftp://ftp.lfs-matrix.de/pub/lfs/lfs-packages/
Whether it has the patches, I'm not sure.

Last edited by kjordan; 08-25-2004 at 09:13 AM.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Note on LFS packages xushi Linux From Scratch 0 05-04-2005 03:55 AM
Create binary packages of LFS 5.0 pengStudent Linux From Scratch 7 11-16-2003 04:36 PM
LFS 3.2 book, but LFS packages 3.0 CragStar Linux From Scratch 2 04-07-2002 03:15 PM
LFS packages not installing correctly... Chijtska Linux From Scratch 2 02-11-2002 04:41 PM
Latest LFS packages ca9mbu Linux From Scratch 6 01-23-2002 02:26 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:09 PM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration