my lfs doesn't boot in chapter 9

Billy O'Connor billyoc at
Sat Jan 4 09:05:59 PST 2003

Nic-Stange at (Nicolai Stange) writes:

> 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
> # Begin /etc/fstab
> #filesystem   mount-point  fs-type  options   dump    fsck-order
> /dev/hda3     /            ext2     defaults  1       1
> proc          /proc        proc     defaults  0       0
> # End /etc/fstab

When you ran MAKEDEV, did you use  ./MAKEDEV -v generic-nopty ?
You'll need to add:
devpts         /dev/pts    devpts     gid=4,mode=620 0    0
to your /etc/fstab file if you did.


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