Using the LFS as a standalone OS

Poonchezhian P. pchez at
Wed Jan 5 08:55:01 PST 2005


What are the parameters you did disable?? Can you give me those parameters ??

On Tuesday 04 January 2005 11:04 am, Lai Zit Seng wrote:
> On Tue, 4 Jan 2005, Poonchezhian P. wrote:
> > I started building LFS 6.0 with Fedora Core 3 as my base OS. The LFS 6.0
> > lies in separate 20GB HDD partitioned for a separate "/", "/boot",
> > "/var", "/home" partitions. Initially while starting the installation, I
> > started with the LFS HDD as "hdb" and once the installation was over, I
> > tried booting the HDD from the same. But it said file system error. Ext2
> > has some unsupported features. Look for the latest version of e2fsprogs
> > program. Later when I tried to boot the machine with the HDD as "hda" the
> > OS stops booting after the step
> The thingy about unsupported features... I ran into that problem too. It
> turns out that Fedora had added in some extra features which are not
> supported by the standard e2fsprogs.
> You can run tune2fs -l on your various partitions to compare the "features
> list". Then use tune2fs with the -O paramter to clear away extra features
> that the standard e2fsprogs in LFS does not support.
> Regards,
> .lzs
> --
> Lai Zit Seng
> Email: lzs at
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