getting started with lfs

Matthias Benkmann matthias at
Mon Dec 10 01:23:50 PST 2001

On 10 Dec 2001, at 2:54, Steve Hayashi wrote:

> Sounds simple enough.  You're definitely not in the right directory.
> In the directory where you unpacked the kernel.  There should be a new
> directory called "linux".  According to your listed scheme, it should be
> under /lfs/usr/src/sources/l/linux/
> typing in make mrproper should yield something.
> As a seperate note, you should have a link /usr/src/linux that points to
> your kernel source.  Several programs require the ability to access certain
> files there.
> According to your scheme, after the chroot, type in
> ln -s /usr/src/linux /lfs/usr/src/sources/l/linux/

The arguments have to be swapped. It's

ln -s <what do I have>  <what do I want>


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computers in the future may have 1000 vacuum tubes and perhaps weigh just
1-1/2 tons.

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