LFS-6.3 can't boot

Satish Patel satish at linuxbug.org
Fri Sep 26 14:35:57 PDT 2008


Regards,

Satish Patel


Quoting Adam Roach <amrclutch1 at sbcglobal.net>:

> 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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Grub support tab complete so you can find any file in root filesystem  
and navigate anywhere so i dont think its big problem even you can  
boot your kernel from grub boot prompt

I have make one video on youtube for grub install might be it can help you.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SppQZEFLhow






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