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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 07-10-2003, 01:47 AM   #16
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micah , i was trying lfs 4.1 in a brand new system . i think it's just a f***
 
Old 07-10-2003, 08:08 AM   #17
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LFS 4.1... I may try this... With what I have taught myself (from reading from others experience and trial and error) I may have better luck with LFS now... hopefully =)

What kind of a machine are you doing this to?

I'll be using a test machine:
Pentium 133 or 233w/MMX
Approx 32Mb or 64Mb of RAM
IDE 4Gb HD (LFS built system)
IDE 1.2 Gb HD (Source Distribution)
Floppy and CD-Rom (nothin' fancy)

Not a giant, but I can make it easily out of my spare parts =)
I may use Mandrake as my source...

Micah
 
Old 07-11-2003, 12:13 AM   #18
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same as yours micah but with 20 gb ide hdd and 64 mb ram.
and os as mandrake 9.1

lets start our process of creating a distro.

did u send me the mail...
 
Old 07-11-2003, 06:54 AM   #19
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Yes, I sent you the e-mail =)
 
Old 07-11-2003, 07:12 AM   #20
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i checked , i didn't receive , anyway what should be the roadmap do u think we should adopt while designing .
 
Old 07-11-2003, 07:13 AM   #21
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my idea was creating a boot floopy and then start installing from that end . i think we need to write shell scripts at this moment to automate the process in the beginning
 
Old 07-11-2003, 07:15 AM   #22
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i will create a yahoo breifcase to share , is it of for u ..
saurav
 
Old 07-11-2003, 07:17 AM   #23
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is it ok ( of typed in the last sentence) for u
 
Old 07-11-2003, 08:00 AM   #24
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Hmm... I sent another e-mail this morning...
Subject: test Micah

Yahoo brief case is ok... I have no clue how it works, but I can figure it out =)

FTP can be setup easily from my end as well...

Boot disk(s) aren't a bad start...

Lets get the e-mail addresses verified =)
 
Old 07-12-2003, 01:48 AM   #25
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i got ur mail and send u a reply. what is the messenger u are using .
 
Old 07-12-2003, 05:02 AM   #26
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micah , i am getting a specific lilo problem .

This is not a valid device name while issuing
ROOT=/mnt/mylinux ./QuickInst

Do u know the error. how to correct it
 
Old 07-12-2003, 06:29 AM   #27
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I use MSN Messenger mostly...

I haven't seen an e-mail yet =(

About your LILO error:
It might not be in the command, it might be in you /etc/lilo.conf -- maybe a typo or simply a bad device name... If you can, display you lilo.conf file =)

Micah
 
Old 07-12-2003, 07:06 AM   #28
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Hi!
I only took a fast look through this thread, but i want point you to FAI (Fully automatic install). Fai was originally created to easy install a whole beowulf cluster, but it will also fit to your needs (as you can do nearly everything with it).
Take a look at: http://www.informatik.uni-koeln.de/fai/
If you need any further help, just ask
 
Old 07-13-2003, 01:20 AM   #29
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Quote:
Originally posted by saurav_gohain
micah , i am getting a specific lilo problem .

This is not a valid device name while issuing
ROOT=/mnt/mylinux ./QuickInst

Do u know the error. how to correct it
The boot root should always be linked to an actual device node partition... something like /dev/hda10 or /dev/hdb5 and not a directory.
 
Old 07-13-2003, 04:01 AM   #30
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azmeen ,
the lilo problem is solved . i installed it other way .
 
  


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