removing debugging info from binaries and first boot USB error message

Bob Kimmel rkimmel at
Mon Oct 7 10:04:48 PDT 2002

> Upon stripping debug info in chapter 9 I am getting LOTS of 
> messages saying 
> "file format not recognized". Is that supposed to be so? Does it 
> just mean 
> that the files in question are not meant to be stripped?

Yes, this routine.  Some files are shell scripts or other file
types that cannot be stripped.

> Secondly, on booting into my LFS for the first time I got the 
> error-message:
> "mount: mount point /proc/bus/usb does not exist"
> it further said that there was an error in: 
> "/etc/rc.d/rcsysinit.d/S40mountfs"
> Did I make a mistake configuring USB support in the kernel?

Can't help you with that one...

> Hope I didn't violate any rules on how to ask questions.

The penalty for doing so is still far below that imposed in
groups like the qmail list, but it seems to me it has been
increasing recently.


Bob Kimmel

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