Linux From Scratch

Version 5.0

Gerard Beekmans

This book describes the process of creating a Linux system from scratch, using nothing but the sources of the required software.


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

Table of Contents
1. Foreword
2. Audience
3. Prerequisites
4. Structure
I. Part I - Introduction
1. Introduction
2. Important information
II. Part II - Preparing for the build
3. Preparing a new partition
4. The materials: packages and patches
5. Constructing a temporary system
III. Part III - Building the LFS system
6. Installing basic system software
7. Setting up system boot scripts
8. Making the LFS system bootable
9. The End
IV. Part IV - Appendices
A. Package descriptions and dependencies
B. Index of programs and library files