Failure to boot

Theo Schneider tooly at
Mon Aug 11 14:03:59 PDT 2008

David Goss schrieb:
> Hello,
> When booting my lfs installation, I get the following errors:
> swapon: cannot stat dev/sda3: no such file or directory
> fsck.ext3: No such file or directory while trying to open /dev/sda4
> I suspect this is due to my grub configuration.  Rather than installing 
> grub, I added these lines to menu.lst on my host system:
> title LFS 6.3
> root (hd0,3)
> kernel /boot/lfskernel- root=/dev/hda4
> Here is what my harddisk looks like:
> sda1 = NTFS
> sda2 = Ubuntu
> sda3 = swap
> sda4 = LFS
> I will confess that understanding the bootscripts was the part where I 
> had the most trouble understanding what was going on.  I will need to go 
> back and reread that chapter, but in the mean time I'd obviously like to 
> make this thing bootable so actually see hands on how the booting 
> process works.
> -David

Hi David,

is it an typo? in grub you write /dev/hda4, but in harddisk you write sda4?

What version of udev you use?


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