LFS-6.3 can't boot

Adam Roach amrclutch1 at sbcglobal.net
Fri Sep 26 13:56:42 PDT 2008


Scott Castaline wrote:
> Scott Castaline wrote:
>   
>> Adam Roach wrote:
>>     
>>> Scott Castaline wrote:
>>>       
>>>> Completed the build using Virtualbox virtual machine. On the first boot 
>>>> I get the following:
>>>>
>>>> 	Booting 'LFS 6.3
>>>>
>>>> root (hd0,0)
>>>>   Filesystem type is ext2fs, partition type 0x83
>>>> kernel /boot/lfskernel-2.6.22.5 root=/dev/hda3
>>>>
>>>> Error 15: File not found
>>>>
>>>> Press any key to continue...
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> menu.lst is as follows:
>>>>
>>>> title LFS 6.3
>>>> root (hd0,0)
>>>> kernel /boot/lfskernel-2.6.22.5 root=/dev/hda3
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> my partitions are:
>>>>
>>>> /dev/hda1 = /boot
>>>> /dev/hda2 = swap
>>>> /dev/hda3 = /
>>>>
>>>> stage 1, 1_5, 2 are installed in /boot/grub
>>>> lfskernel-2.6.22.5, System.map-2.6.22.5, & config-2.6.22.5 are installed 
>>>> in /boot.
>>>>
>>>> I had this before and tried reinstalling grub and the kernel with no 
>>>> luck, so I started from scratch again thinking that I missed a step, but 
>>>> I'm sure that none were missed.
>>>>   
>>>>         
>>> If hda1 is your boot partition, make sure that change the kernel line to 
>>> "kernel /lfskernel-2.6.22.5 root=/dev/hda3". /boot would refer to your 
>>> boot partition after it was mounted on /boot from your hda3 partition.
>>>
>>>
>>>       
>> I'm not sure what you are saying. I do have root=/dev/hda3 on the kernel 
>> command. The root command points to the boot partition using grubs 
>> naming/numbering of the devices, so what linux sees as /dev/hda1 grub 
>> sees as hd0,0 (disk 0, part 0).
>>     
> Cancel that, just figured it out. changed
>
> "kernel /boot/lfskernel2.6.22.5 root=/dev/hda3"
> to:
> "kernel /lfskernel2.6.22.5 root=/dev/hda3"
>
> and it booted, I'm in. Thanks Adam.
>   
I did the same thing when I compiled my first LFS, no problem :)



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