LFS Build Environment (Page 4)

Installing the Host OS (Part 2)

Now that we have our Slackware host VM partitions set up, why not use that as a template for the LFS hard drive…to do so, shut down the VM (just type poweroff at the linux command prompt) and we’ll clone it:

Slackware Clone

Slackware Clone

In the VirtualBox VM Manager right-click on the Slackware VM and select Clone from the drop-down menu

Clone type

Clone type

Select Full clone and click Clone

Show in Explorer

Show in Explorer

Right-click on the newly created clone and select Show in Explorer from the drop-down menu

Slackware Clone VDI

Slackware Clone VDI

Drag and drop the Slackware Clone.vdi onto your desktop

Slackware Clone Delete

Slackware Clone Delete

Now that we’ve got our cloned VDI, right-click on the Slackware Clone VM in the VirtualBox VM Manager and  select Remove from the drop-down menu and then select Delete all files from the combobox

Now rename the Slackware Clone.vdi on the desktop to something more appropriate, like LFS.vdi (we’ll attach it to our VM after we get our Slackware host installed.

Continue Installing the Host OS (Part 3)

 

 

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