[lfs-support] lfs7.0 5.7 installation glibc. configure: WARNING: using cross tools not prefixed with host triplet

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Fri Sep 20 02:36:22 PDT 2013


Hi

[...] 
> when /dev is bind-mounted on $LFS/dev i know (now) why virtual fs like
> shm:tmpfs and pts:devpts need to be mounted, but all the device-nodes
> are available from inside chroot without further work. but why
> /dev/console and /dev/null need to be created before? or do they
> simply have to exists when in the end the system is actually booted ?

As far as I understood, /dev/console is needed as standard input/output 
error used by pre-init (you should/may get an error if /dev/console does 
not exist). Without that file you won't see error messages from pre-init 
and the system hangs.

/dev/null is used to discard data directed to it.

Hope, I do not told crap...


-- 
Seba



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