Error creating custom boot disk

Bill's LFS Login lfsbill at nospam.dot
Thu Apr 8 05:30:19 PDT 2004


On Tue, 30 Mar 2004, Vincent VANDAELE wrote:

> Hello
> I have this error when I want to create custom boot disk (blfs 5.0)
> I'm French and it's difficult to undrerstand exactly all the procedure :
>
> root at localhost /]# cp -dpR /dev/* /mnt/loop1/dev
> cp: cannot create special file `/mnt/loop1/dev/vcsa25': No space left on
> device

><snip excessive repetitions - can you do this for me next time?>

> cp: cannot create special file `/mnt/loop1/dev/zero': No space left on
> device

I suggest a 'du -s /dev' to see if that offers an answer.
Also, a "df" and "df -i" on the mounted loopback file system might give
a clue.

> [root at localhost /]# mkdir /mnt/loop1/dev/pts
> mkdir: cannot create directory `/mnt/loop1/dev/pts': File exists
> [root at localhost /]# cp -a \
> cp: missing destination file
> Try `cp --help' for more information.
> [root at localhost /]#     /dev/null /dev/console \
> >     /dev/fb[0-7] /dev/fd /dev/fd0 /dev/fd0h1440 /dev/full \
> >     /dev/hda* /dev/hdb* /dev/hdc* /dev/hdd* /dev/initctl /dev/kmem \
> >     /dev/loop[0-3] /dev/lp0 /dev/mem /dev/port \
> >     /dev/psaux /dev/ram \
> >     /dev/ram0 /dev/ram1 /dev/ram2 /dev/ram3 /dev/random /dev/rtc \
> >     /dev/shm /dev/stderr /dev/stdin /dev/stdout /dev/tty \
> >     /dev/tty[0-9] /dev/ttyS0 /dev/ttyS1 /dev/urandom /dev/zero \
> >   /mnt/loop1/dev
> bash: /dev/null: Permission denied
>
> Thanks

As to the "cp: missing destination file", I can only guess that you
mis-typed something.

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