If during the building of the LFS system you encounter any errors, have any questions, or think there is a typo in the book, please start by consulting the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) that is located at http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/faq/.
linuxfromscratch.org server hosts a
number of mailing lists used for the development of the LFS
project. These lists include the main development and support
lists, among others. If the FAQ does not solve the problem you are
having, the next step would be to search the mailing lists at
For information on the different lists, how to subscribe, archive locations, and additional information, visit http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/mail.html.
Several members of the LFS community offer assistance on our
community Internet Relay Chat (IRC) network. Before using this
support, please make sure that your question is not already
answered in the LFS FAQ or the mailing list archives. You can find
the IRC network at
irc.linuxfromscratch.org. The support channel is named
For additional information on the packages, useful tips are available in the LFS Package Reference page located at http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/~matthew/LFS-references.html.
The LFS project has a number of world-wide mirrors to make accessing the website and downloading the required packages more convenient. Please visit the LFS website at http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/mirrors.html for a list of current mirrors.