Linux From Scratch (LFS) is a project that aims to provide with the steps necessary to build a custom Linux system entirely from source code.

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Glibc importance of error

I am following LFS 6.7, and I reached the point where I compile glibc-2.12.1 . I mounted the LFS partition with the atime option: here is a confirm on that I think: /dev/sdb1 on /mnt /lfs type ext4 ...
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Create an EBS based EC2 AMI from Ubuntu server with some tools installed

Download Ubuntu Server (last LTS version, 10.04) Install it under VirtualStudio, or any other VM. Install some useful stuff for GIS developers, like build essentials, PostgreSQL, PostGIS and GDAL ...
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Build Freebsd from source (LFS like)

Do you know any project/document similar to Linux from Scratch for FreeBSD? Any pointers to build FreeBSD from scratch is appreciated. It is for learning purpose similar to LFS.
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Package Management on Linux From Scratch

I've been thinking about doing a linux from scratch install. But I'm concerned about keeping my system updated. What are my options for package management? Would I be doomed to recompiling every ...