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#-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
# Copyright 2020 Chris Cromer
# Copyright 2019 Baho Utot
#-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
# This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
# the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or
# (at your option) any later version.
# This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
# MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
# GNU General Public License for more details.
# You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
# along with this program. If not, see <https://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.
#-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
OVERVIEW:
# OVERVIEW:
This build tracks linux from scratch version 9.1
#-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
REQUIREMENTS:
# REQUIREMENTS:
1. git installed on the host
2. wget on host system
3. Directory for build, mounted at /mnt/lfs
There will need to be partition mounted there.
There will need to be a partition mounted there.
You will be responsible for that.
This build system uses whatever filesystem
that is at ${LFS}
This build system uses whatever filesystem that is present at ${LFS}
4. run version-check.sh and install required packages if needed
#-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
WARNING:
# WARNING:
This build system is designed in such a way to not be
able to trash your host system. Mistakes can happen.
Not responsible for trashed host system. You
I am not responsible for trashed host systems. You
bear all responsibilities for any failures.
#-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
GENERAL NOTES:
# GENERAL NOTES:
This system was designed and debugged on an AMD64 {x86_64} system
and does not support i686.
The build system installs/work directory:
/mnt/lfs/usr/src/LFS-RPM
This build has a mkinitramfs step ( which requires cpio ) this step
This build has a mkinitramfs step (which requires cpio) this step
creates an initrd so cpu updates and firmware is loaded.
Your lfs kernel should be configured to use this.
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/home/lfs/.rpmmacros
This makes the rpm environment correct so it builds
the base system correctly.
#-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
ADDITIONS:
cpio # needed for mkinitramfs
mkinitramfs # to create initrd
popt # needed for rpm
python2 # needed for rpm
rpm # package manager
wget # needed to fetch packages
linux-firmware # firmware for various hardware
#-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
BUILD PROCEDURE:
# ADDITIONS:
- rpm
- the package manager
- mkinitramfs
- to create initramfs
- cpio
- needed for mkinitramfs
- popt
- needed for rpm
- python2
- needed for rpm
- wget
- needed to fetch packages
- linux-firmware
- needed to boot under certain hardware
# BUILD PROCEDURE:
login as root user
fdisk /dev/sdx partition drive, you need to do this
mkfs.ext4 /dev/sdxx create ext4 filesystem
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Build at this point is complete.
All that is needed is to install grub and/or add a menu item in the
the grub configuration file /boot/grub.cfg
This completes the build.
#-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
GRUB:
This completes the build.
# GRUB Examples:
GPT partitioned drive
menuentry 'Linux From Scratch (9.1) (on /dev/sdxx)' {
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initrd /boot/initrd.img-5.5.3
}
Change the x's to the proper drives and partition
#-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
INSTALLER SCRIPT:
The installer.sh script will take the binary rpms ( chapter 6 ) and
install them into a partition that YOU mounted on /mnt. If you want
# INSTALLER SCRIPT:
The installer.sh script will take the binary rpms (chapter 6) and
install them into a partition that YOU mounted on /mnt. If you want
to install else where then change ROOTPATH="/mnt" to the installation
partition mounted by YOU.
#-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
SCRIPTS:
base.sh* builds chapter 6
cleanup.sh* cleanup host system after build
installer.sh* install rpm binaries to mounted partition
lfs.sh* builds the whole thing
setup.sh* configure for build
tools.sh* builds chapter 5
version-check.sh* checks host system for requirements
# SCRIPTS:
- base.sh
- builds chapter 6
- cleanup.sh
- cleanup host system after build
- installer.sh
- install rpm binaries to mounted partition
- lfs.sh
- builds the whole thing
- setup.sh
- configure for build
- tools.sh
- builds chapter 5
- version-check.sh
- checks host system for requirements

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