[lfs-support] LFS Bootup Sequence/etc

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Thu Aug 30 17:41:18 PDT 2012

Baho Utot wrote:
> On 08/30/2012 05:28 PM, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> [putolin]
>>> I found the above because I didn't have the /run line in the fsatb and
>>> bad things happened when it was missing...would not get to the login,
>>> it would boot but hang at the "whats on the usb" phase of the bootup.
>> What can I say.  Follow the instructions.  Otherwise, you get to keep
>> the pieces of the broken system.
> /run was in place so the only thing missing, was it was on the root file
> system on the ssd, it just was not mounted in tmpfs.
> Why should that cause an error?

The very first command of the first boot script is:

# Make sure /run/var is available before logging any messages
if ! mountpoint /run >/dev/null; then
          mount -n /run || failed=1

> Should it not have functioned anyway as the only thing missing was the
> mount on tmpfs?

Do you have


in your kernel configuration?

   -- Bruce

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