my lfs doesn't boot in chapter 9

Justin Hibbits jrh29 at
Sat Jan 4 06:35:12 PST 2003

On Sat, Jan 04, 2003 at 02:04:47PM +0100, Nicolai Stange wrote:
> hi!
> i've installed all the lfs-packages according to the book (version
> 4.0-rc1) and then, finally, I wanted to do a reboot in chapter 9.
> Everything seemed to work fine, but the, after having passed the
> rc-scripts, the system just stopped without any error message or stuff.
> It just didn't respond to any keystrokes and didn't do anything. Of
> course I've checked out, if all executables are in their right path.
> In the following , I've included my inittab and my fstab files, I hope
> this could help to find my mistake!
> Thank you!
> cu Nic
> 1:2345:respawn:/sbin/agetty tty1 9660
> 2:2345:respawn:/sbin/agetty tty2 9660
> 3:2345:respawn:/sbin/agetty tty3 9660
> 4:2345:respawn:/sbin/agetty tty4 9660
> 5:2345:respawn:/sbin/agetty tty5 9660
> 6:2345:respawn:/sbin/agetty tty6 9660

This usually happens when /dev/tty* dont' exist, or you don't have the correct
permissions on them.

Hope this helps,


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