Driverproblem with LFS-6.1 LiveCD rev 1 and 2

lfs-user lfs at
Fri Sep 30 08:25:43 PDT 2005

Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:


> Known bug, applies to all SCSI controllers. Fixed on the utf8-r0 CD. 
> Fixing it by remastering your existing 6.1-2 CD with the proper 
> initramfs is also easy.
> The thing is that the buggy initramfs has /dev/sr* devices but looks 
> at /dev/scd* for your CD. So you should be able to mount the CD, copy 
> all files (including hidden ones) to some temporary directory, unpack 
> /boot/isolinux/initramfs_data_cpio.gz, and edit the /init file. 
> Replace /dev/scd* with /dev/sr*. Pack again with the following command:
> find . | cpio -o -H newc | gzip -9 > ../initramfs_data_cpio.gz
> Then remaster the CD:
> mkisofs -R -l -L -D -o \
>     ../lfslivecd-x86-6.1-2.iso -b boot/isolinux/isolinux.bin \
>     -c boot/ -no-emul-boot -boot-load-size 4 -boot-info-table \
>     -V "lfslivecd-x86-6.1-2" ./
> Then burn the resulting image, it should work. Or just use the utf8-r0 
> image if this is easier for you :)
Thanks for the quick reply.  Will test remastering later today or tomorrow.


Per Arne

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