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Old 11-14-2008, 06:33 AM   #1
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Question Basic Question Regarding the Partitions


This is a very basic question regarding the way the system should be set up after completing the steps in Section Part 2 (Preparing a New Partition). After following these steps as I interpreted them, I have three partitions:

1. My host partition, where I have DSL installed.
2. My swap partition.
3. A partition with an ext3 file system.

In the next section (Packages and Patches), I will be downloading the listed packages onto partition one(1), where I have DSL installed. And placing them in the $LFS directory.

Is all of this correct?

Thanks ahead of time!
Old 11-14-2008, 06:40 AM   #2
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Sounds about right. Remember, you need to mount your number 3 partition somewhere, e.g., /home.


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