LFS won't boot
config at gmx.ch
Sun Mar 24 06:54:48 PST 2002
Thanks for the reply.. ugh... this looked ugly:
the screen output (I found the lfs-kernel on my machine!!!):
@ (Some weird symbol I cannot type here)
-- System halted
Probably the kernel isn't configured properly?
Frank Schmalz wrote:
> you could try to create a bootdisk wit another kernel image e.g from a
> distro which you have on an accessible machine. Boot this system and
> go to /boot.
> There should be the kernel image hanging around. E.g. vmlinuz.
> -put in a clean formatted Floppy Disk (all data on this disk will be
> -create the bootdisk: e.g. do a "dd if=vmlinuz of=/dev/fd0"
> -change the root partition of the bootdisk to your target system
> e.g.: do a rdev /dev/fd0 /dev/hda1 (if hda1 is the lfs root partition)
> -try it (rebooting the lfs machine with this disc)
> hope this helps.
> PS: if you don't have a suitable kernel image you can create one on
> the other box, too. Just follow the steps described in the lfs-book
> package:linux section.
> Just don't copy bzImage to /boot but dd it to /dev/fd0 and rdev it.
> At 14:24 24.03.2002 +0100, you wrote:
>> Well, I am almost finished installing lfs...
>> I thought I was succesful installing lilo, but it seems some things
>> have been messed up. I now have the lfs HD in another Computer. If I
>> boot it, it shows me just a lot of 01's
>> I would like to create a bootdisk... however, it doesn't seem to be
>> so simple. First, I don't have the kernel image on another machine.
>> So... basically, I would like to create a bootdisk that has a very
>> minimal system. With this disk, i could access my lfs partition and
>> install lilo.
>> But how do I do so?
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