[lfs-support] Failures when booting

Jim Washko jimwashko at gmail.com
Tue Mar 13 19:37:09 PDT 2012

Thanks for the quick response.  I am using a Virtual machine (on

I fixed the /etc/profile section and I am not getting that error anymore. I
tried to stop and start the system log and kernel log daemons again and
they are still throwing "Fail"

I appreciate the help you have given me and any other pointers to clear
these issues up would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks again.


On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 9:10 PM, Rick Shelton <rick.shelton at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 6:42 PM, Jim Washko <jimwashko at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > I have been working on LFS 7.0 with Ubuntu as my host and this is my
> first build....So I have good news and bad news. IT BOOTS!... but I get two
> "Fail"s and get an error in /etc/profile as shown below:
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > I was hoping anyone could give me insight on what I either
> >    a. Did wrong in the LFS book to make these fails happen (I have
> backups where I can go and change anything needed)
> >    b. How I can fix these Failures from the new machine I created.
> >
> > Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Jim Washko
> >
> >
> It looks like /etc/profile was not created correctly.
> http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/view/stable/chapter07/profile.html
> Read the beginning of that section again, paying attention to the part
> where it says to replace <ll> and <CC>.
> Once /etc/profile has been corrected, try restarting the logging
> daemons. That may be the problem there.
> -rick
> PS. Are you booting LFS in a virtual box or something? How did you get
> the screen shot?
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