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Old 11-03-2003, 05:34 PM   #1
iamnotherbert
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how many of you roll your own distro


I was just curious how many of you setup linux from scratch? A long time ago... yeah right 3 or 4 yrs ago... You had to really work to get things like pcmcia and dvd working with linux. Now there's the famous rpms and debs, getting a linux box up and running is easier and easier...
 
Old 11-03-2003, 06:55 PM   #2
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You're right about that.

but I'd consider linux from scratch a mostly source-built system until you decide to implement a package management system.

I usually start with a very base slackware installation and work my way up from there.

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