Removing /lfs

warbirdnut warbirdnut at
Thu Feb 26 20:59:58 PST 2004

I think you're right. I don't see why you couldn't umount /proc
but I'm not sure about /dev though.  

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: Daryl Lee <dlee at>
Reply-To: LFS Support List <lfs-support at>
Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2004 07:44:00 -0500

>On Wed, Feb 25, 2004 at 09:37:52PM -0600, Richard Hamilton wrote:
>> So what did you do to /dev & /proc?
>When I did "rm -rf /lfs", the rm failed on /dev and /proc.  After
>all the other directories in /lfs, I looked at those two,
hesitated, and
>sent this email.  Now that I've progressed as far as I have the
>time around, I'm thinking "umount" is what I need.  But that's a
>scary since it is my production server, and I'm loathe to umount the
>wrong /proc and /dev directories.
>> Daryl Lee wrote:
>> >I started my LFS project, and then switched machines (I was
using my
>> >home "production" server, and that wasn't such a smart thing
to do!).
>> >I tried to remove /lfs off the first machine, but ran into
>> >with /proc and /dev.  How do I clean up after myself?
>> > 
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