[lfs-support] Booting LFS

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Mon Oct 15 15:19:10 PDT 2012

Garrett Gaston wrote:
> I just completed the LFS project but I'M having trouble loading up.
> autorun DONE
> [     1.9945e0] CFS: Cannot open root device "hda1" or unknown-block(0,0): error -6
> [     1.994633] Pleaes append a correct "root=" boot option; here are the available partitions:
> [1.994732] Kernel panic - not syncing: CFS: Unable to mount root ffs on unknown-block(0,0)
> pid: 1, comm: swapper/0 Not tainted 3.5.2

What are the contents of /boot/grub/grub.cfg?

It appears that you have something like:

menuentry "LFS" {
         linux   /vmlinuz-something root=/dev/sda1 ro

What partition did you install LFS to?

   -- Bruce

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