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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 07-03-2002, 11:38 AM   #1
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Funny question of the day


Hey all,

How long do you think it would take to make my own LFS on a Pentium 133 laptop w/ 52 MB of RAM, 1.1 GB hard disk. Is it feasible?

Thanks!
 
Old 07-03-2002, 12:01 PM   #2
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How long is a piece of string? But, yes, it's feasible.

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Old 07-03-2002, 04:28 PM   #3
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How long is a piece of string?
That wouldn't be string cheese would it.. Mmmmmmm !

Depends on how fast you work, how often and if the machine holds up.. But being that slow, it might take a bit longer than usual while compiling.
 
Old 07-03-2002, 04:29 PM   #4
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well I have

amd 500mhz
384mb ram
20gb hdd

and it took me 1 full day setting it up
 
Old 07-06-2002, 12:59 AM   #5
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I did it on a P1 200. 64Mb of RAM and squished it into a 1Gb partition, took about 3 days, in parts... glibc took 4 hours, maybe 5, it was easy.

Cheers,

Finegan
 
Old 07-06-2002, 05:02 PM   #6
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You just have to be veeeeery patient. Just make sure you have enough Swap space - glibc does need a lot of memory when beeing compiled.
Good luck
 
Old 07-06-2002, 07:24 PM   #7
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some parts take along time!!

otherwise its good fun even for a newbie
 
  


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