Opened 14 years ago

Closed 14 years ago

#2411 closed task (fixed)

Evaluate "LFS next to existing systems" hint.

Reported by: gerard@… Owned by: lfs-book@…
Priority: normal Milestone: Future
Component: Book Version: SVN
Severity: normal Keywords:


Chapter 2 references the "LFS next to existing hints" which was last updated at the end of 2004. We need to evaluate it's relevancy and either remove it or put a note into the book.

Change History (3)

comment:1 by gerard@…, 14 years ago

Milestone: 7.0Future

This hint definitely needs to be very carefully analyzed and tested on a modern system. The hint requires a special version of 'init' to be installed. The tarball exists, but not at the location the hint specified.

I have commented out the block of text for the time being until the hint's file attachment URL is updated. Even then I don't recommend referencing this hint until it's at least tested to make sure it's still viable.

comment:2 by gerard@…, 14 years ago

I did make some textual edits to the (now) commented out text in case it's ever restored again in the future. They aren't finished edits. Just some changes to flesh out later.

comment:3 by bdubbs@…, 14 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

I'm going to mark this as fixed because the reference to the hint is no longer in the book (commented out). It really isn't relevant when disk drives can be purchased for well less than $1/GB. If a user can't free up the minimal space for building an LFS system, then they probably do not have the skills to build LFS.

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