From: Damian O'Sullivan (shabba at domain csn.ul.ie)
Date: Thu 03 Feb 2000 - 18:14:51 GMT
This isn't really from scratch. Ya hve to have a working linux setup on
the machine already. So how's about making a floppy with a small kernel
with networking that allows you to create partitions, d/l source and work
away. I think the whole copying /dev was a bit of a cheat too...
Damian O'Sullivan Tel:087-2241456 damian at domain linux.ie
On the other hand, you have different fingers.
On Thu, 3 Feb 2000, Alan Keaveney wrote:
> Only came across this myself today,
> It describes, in some detail, how to go about building a "pure" Linux system from scratch. Building sources, configuration of a lot of simpler but better (imho) tools such as vim/wmaker/ etc.
> Another alternative is to have a look at working from some mini distributions, do a search on freshmeat, but giving the amount of Disk Space u have mentioned, maybe that would be far too small.
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