LFS Version 6.2 - 8.4. Making the LFS System Bootable

S. Anthony Sequeira tony at sequeira.org.uk
Sun Aug 20 05:37:18 PDT 2006

On Sun, 2006-08-20 at 14:40 +0200, Mag. Leonhard Landrock wrote:
> As I said: My boot device for LFS is an external USB hard disk. In
> fact, it is 
> a Western Digital WD2500BB in an external USB case.
> > If it's a SATA disk, you will find the SATA drivers under SCSI low
> level
> > drivers in the kernel config. If you're not sure which SATA driver
> to use,
> > `lsmod |grep sata_' on your host box should be helpful.
> No. It should be an IDE device. Take a look 
> at "http://www.wdc.com/en/products/Products.asp?DriveID=41". 

USB drives are supported by the SCSI drivers. Make sure you have the
relevant SCSI options compiled into the kernel.
S. Anthony Sequeira
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when he's staring out the window.

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