[lfs-support] chapter 6.2

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Tue Oct 9 20:13:45 PDT 2012

Garrett Gaston wrote:
> On page
> http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/view/stable/chapter06/kernfs.html
> the command mount -v --bind /dev $LFS/dev is returning "mount: mount
> point /mnt/lfs/dev does not exist". I take it that something changed
> while I was working on the project, I mean after shutdown the LFS
> machine and starting it back up. I made sure that the $LFS variable
> was set. I think it would be a little better if the LFS project gave
> scripts for setting up and unsetting the working enironemnt for LFS
> rather that assuming that the whole project is being done in one
> sitting and for dummies like myself who may not know exactly what all
> needs to be done concerning mounting, unmouting, chroot environment,
> and any other variables that need to be set up reboot. Any ideas what
> going on here?

Sure.  Did you mount the lfs partition when you restarted?

mount -v -t ext3 /dev/<xxx> $LFS

The main idea of LFS is teaching.  You are free to write your own 
scripts for your unique requirements.  We don't know that those 
requirements are.

   -- Bruce

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