[lfs-support] Booting into LFS chapter 9.2

Ken Moffat zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com
Wed Nov 28 08:08:28 PST 2012


On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 03:44:31PM +0100, Kaleb van Ingen Schenau wrote:
> I'm not a 100% sure which drivers i need, luckily i have snapshots before
> every major step in the book (I'm running LFS on a virtual machine), so
> i've just gone back to before compiling the kernel and have configured to
> install all possible harddrive drivers to see how that works out.

 This is where LiveCDs (and distro initrds) might be helpful - lsmod
on the host system can show which modules are loaded.  OTOH, ISTR
someone mentioned that knoppix LiveCDs build most things in.

> 
> I must add that im trying to boot off a partition that isn't currently set
> a a bootable partition in FDISK on the host OS, could this be relevent to
> the errors I'm getting?
> 
 No.  Marking a partition as bootable should not be needed in linux.

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