[lfs-support] Can't get LFS to boot, fsck.ext4 no such file or directory while trying to open ....

Robin rc.rattusrattus at gmail.com
Sat Mar 23 18:31:36 PDT 2013


grub> linux /vmlinux-3.8.3-lfs-7.3 root=/dev/sda8

/dev/hda8 is the ext4 root partition

sda8 in grub>root=
but you say root is /dev/hda8 ?



On 24 March 2013 00:57, TJ Olaes <contact at olaes.net> wrote:

> Good evening.
>
> Hope someone can help me see something I'm missing, I've been googling all
> day
> trying to get LFS to boot up and have made some progress but this one is
> stumping me.
>
> Currently, I have at least one problem, which is that the boot sequence
> fails at
> this point:
>
> Checking file systems...fsck.ext4: No such file or directory while trying
> to
> open /dev/hda8
>
> What I'm doing right now is booting from the grub command line, a la:
>
> grub> set
> ... snip some variable lines ...
> prefix=(hd0,msdos1)/grub
> root=hd0,1
> ... snip more stuff ...
>
> grub> linux /vmlinux-3.8.3-lfs-7.3 root=/dev/sda8
> grub> boot
>
> My config:
>
> /dev/hda1 is an ext4 boot partition named "boot"
> /dev/hda5 is an ext4 partition for "usr"
> /dev/hda6 is ext4 for "opt"
> /dev/hda7 is ext4 for "src"
> /dev/hda8 is the ext4 root partition
> /dev/hda9 is ext4 for "home"
>
> I'm using Grub2 v1.99.
>
> Thanks for any help I can get.
>
> -TJ
>
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rob
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