[lfs-support] booting LFS

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sun Sep 2 15:17:55 PDT 2012

Garrett Gaston wrote:
> I haven't yet fixed Debian's boot process but I tried to fix the LFS
> boot loader, I edited files via ssh as usual, I just had to download and
>   burn a boot cd to get it up and running. I got a little progress in
> that now LFS is trying to start but I'M getting a couple of errors.
> 2.033750]   VFS : Unable to mount root fs via NFS, trying floppy
> 2.034037]   VFS : Cannot open root device "sda2" or unknown-black(2,0)
> 2.034109]   Please append a correct "root=" boot option ; here are the available partitions:
> 2.034209]   Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS : Unable to mount root fs on unknown -block(2,0) 		 	   		

This is not an LFS issue.  We don't support booting via NFS, even in 
BLFS.  Does your system have any disk drives devices at all?  If so, put 
LFS there.

I suspect what you say you want to do requires an initrd.

   -- Bruce

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