[lfs-support] LFS 7.1, a problem

William Harrington berzerkula at cox.net
Fri Nov 9 18:03:17 PST 2012


On Nov 9, 2012, at 7:40 PM, Jean-Philippe MENGUAL wrote:

> Hi,
>
> As I finished a lfs 7.1 before 7.2 release, I try finishing before
> updating. And I have a boot problem.
> 1. My tmpfs entry in fstab is good. My dev entry too.
> 2. CONFIG_TMPFS=y
> 3. I have a /run dir
>
> 1st thing strange: I don't understand, in the book, "ln
> -s /run/lock /var/lock" (chap6.5) which creates a broken symlink ( / 
> run
> is empty). Moreover, at boot, I get a message: "cannot find /dev in
> fstab" then "can't find /run/var/bootlog".
>
> Could it be a kernel problem? A bootscript problem? Can I workaround  
> or
> fix?
>
> Thanks,
>
Now that you gave that info, didn't see that in chat.  Check for  
DEVTMPFS in the kernel as stated here:

http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/view/stable/chapter08/kernel.html

Sincerely,

William Harrington



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