[lfs-support] FYI: LFS-7.2

Baho Utot baho-utot at columbus.rr.com
Thu Sep 6 09:26:21 PDT 2012


I have successfully built, installed and ran LFS-7.2 on i686 and x_86_64 
platforms pretty much using the books instructions.  The only changes 
were very small to incorporate a package manager, nothing major.

I only thing I had a problem on was udev in which I had to add 
-ludev-local.a to LDFLAGS.

In chapter 8.3. Linux-3.5.2I have used make defconfig in the kernel 
build process although I needed to use this patch I generated, which 
adds devtmpfs as it isn't selected in the defconfig configuration.

--- /mnt/lfs/boot/config-3.2.6    2012-09-03 10:50:25.000000000 -0400
+++ .config    2012-09-03 12:32:44.224323551 -0400
@@ -862,7 +862,8 @@
  # Generic Driver Options
  #
  CONFIG_UEVENT_HELPER_PATH="/sbin/hotplug"
-# CONFIG_DEVTMPFS is not set
+CONFIG_DEVTMPFS=y
+CONFIG_DEVTMPFS_MOUNT=y
  CONFIG_STANDALONE=y
  CONFIG_PREVENT_FIRMWARE_BUILD=y
  CONFIG_FW_LOADER=y

I can safely say that the books instructions are correct and will result 
in a working system if properly followed.

Thanks every one for your hard work!

After some cleanup work I shall proceed to BLFS-SVN in the time frame of 
next week.

I just may get a home brew system finished after all ;)




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