[Gllug] Building a system from scratch

David Irvine co2cool at yahoo.com
Thu Apr 18 14:47:14 UTC 2002

--- Dylan Brewis <dylan at exoletus.fsnet.co.uk> wrote:
> Hey guys,
> I *upgraded* to Linux about a year ago, and the
> learning curve seems to have 
> levelled out at last. I'm not at a point where I
> want to go from using a 
> distro (SuSE7.3 at present) to building a system
> from the ground up. I figure 
> the only way to get a feel and understanding of how
> the system really works 
> is to do that.
> I've checked out LinuxFromScratch, but to be honest
> that's no more 
> informative than footling around in the man pages:
> it says 'install these 
> packages in this order and with these options' which
> is just about a manual 
> installation so far as I can see.
>From power to the bash prompt is quite a good howto,
it details the linux boot process and the like.

Its available from Linuxdoc


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