Linux From Scratch

Version 3.1

Gerard Beekmans

This book describes the process of creating a Linux system from scratch from an already installed Linux distribution, using nothing but the sources of the software that we use.


This book is dedicated to my loving and supportive wife Beverly Beekmans.

Table of Contents
1. Foreword
2. Who would want to read this book
3. Who would not want to read this book
4. Organization
I. Part I - Introduction
1. Introduction
2. Important information
II. Part II - Installing the LFS system
3. Packages that need to be downloaded
4. Preparing a new partition
5. Preparing the LFS system
6. Installing basic system software
7. Creating system boot scripts
8. Making the LFS system bootable
9. The End
III. Part III - Appendixes
A. Package descriptions
B. Dependencies
C. Resources
D. Official download locations