[lfs-support] Booting into LFS chapter 9.2

Thomas de Roo thomas at de-roo.org
Wed Nov 28 06:26:26 PST 2012

On 11/28/12 14:45, Kaleb van Ingen Schenau wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm having trouble booting into the new LFS partition (or harddisk in 
> my case).
> I've set up the GRUB as descriped in the book, the only changes i've 
> put into the grub.cfg is that i had to change the hd0,2 to hd1,1 and i 
> changed the root partition to sdb1 to match my setup up.
> (ill just list my setup quick)
> sda1 (linux host OS)
> sdb1 (/ (this is where i installed all the folders such as ,dev , srv, 
> usr, etc, and the list goes on)
> sdb2 (my 100mb boot partition)
> sdb3 (1GB swap)
> Now i reboot after unmounting $LFS and i get the grub menu as expected 
> and intended.
> i press enter to start the boot, the comes up with a massive list of 
> things i can only imagine are steps to boot into LFS and it freezes 
> with a error or "Kernel panic":
> [        2.396063] No filesystem could mount root, tried: ext3 vfat 
> msdos iso9660
> [        2.398121] Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: unable to mount 
> root fs on unknown-block (8.17)
> then i get a litte list of something i cant make head or tails out of 
> and then finishes with atkbd serio0: Sprurious ACK on isa0060/serio0. 
> some program might be trying to acces hardware directly.
> Any thoughts?
> regards,
> Kaleb
DId you compile the drivers for the harddrivecontroller into the kernel 
(not as a module)?

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