helo with modules_install, booting -LFS5.2

Daniel Espinoza despinoz at isye.gatech.edu
Wed Apr 14 10:46:20 PDT 2004


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the output message says that you are missing /sbin/depmod program, try to find 
it in your installation (you should have it, you may use 
`find / -mount -name depmod` to lacate it) and make a symlink to /sbin of it, 
that should fix it

Daniel

On Wednesday 14 April 2004 13:10, blux.net at lineone.net wrote:
> Greetings,
>
>  I need some help with booting a new installation of LFS5.2.  The build
> machine  is a K63-cpu with SuSE9 (kernel 2.4.21).  I compiled 2 LFS kernel
> images:-
>
> (a) using  the config file of the host (config-2.4.21-99-default) and
> (b) using the 'default' config menu of LFS.
>
> Both made 'bZimages' and modules without errors.  Both however reported
> a error during module installation.  Specifically regarding pcmcia.  The
> attached file ( 'make-modules-install-LFS-kernel-error')  show the reported
> errors.  I assumed that as directories for the modules existed  in
> /lib/modules, the machine would at least boot  if even to a kernel panic.
>
> I then configured bootloaders:-
>
> (a) I disregarded the LFS instruction and used (1) LILO  then (2) GRUB from
> SuSE9.   On each oocassion, on selection of the kernel image to boot,
> the machine simply reboots.
>
> (b) I followed to the letter the LFS instruction and configured GRUB.  The
> 'grub-lst-file' file is attached.  The SuSE9 entry boots OK but as before
> the entries for the LFS kernel images simply reboot the machine.
>
> Curuiously if a SuSE-CDROM boot is attempted, on selection of
> 'boot-installed-system', an entry for the LFS partition is revealed.  If
> this is selected  a bash-2.05b prompt is immediately arrived at.  Commands
> such as 'ls'  and 'vi' are obeyed but not 'shutdown' nor 'reboot'.
>
> I have checked my installation procedure, but so far unaware of any major
> blunders.  Any advice on the kernel module installation errors reported
> above would be appreciated. Help  with the booting problems would also
> be appreciated.
>
> Yours sincerely
> Blux.

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Daniel Espinoza Gonzalez
School of Industrial & Systems Eng.
Georgia Institute of Technology
e-mail : daespino at bellsouth.net
ICQ Number : 78184610

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