Problem booting new LFS install

Marc Heerdink marc at
Sat Mar 23 04:02:27 PST 2002

Op za 23-03-2002, om 08:42 schreef Eric:
> I'm running into the following problem when I try to boot my newly installed
> LFS system.  I've finished through chapter 9, but don't seem to be able to
> boot the system.  I'm getting the following message on boot-up:
> INIT: version 2.84 booting
> INIT: No inittab file found
> Enter runlevel: <I enter '3' here>
> INIT: Entering runlevel: 3
> INIT: no more preocesses left in this runlevel
> <system freezes here>
> I understand that there is no inittab file that was found - never created
> one in the lfs installation.  However, I don't undeerstand why it stops
> loading at this point.  There are scripts in rc3.d.  Am I missing something?
> Did I miss a step somewhere?

Yeah, you missed creating the inittab file (obviously).

One-but last IIRC.

- A Cow.

Marc Heerdink <marc at>

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