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 Internet
Relay Chat (IRC). 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.freenode.net. The support channel is named
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.