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LFS is a project that provides you with the steps necessary to build your own custom Linux system.

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Old 06-03-2002, 09:36 AM   #1
jbhoo
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My LFS System Vanished????


This is only the fifth time I have tried to get lfs up and running! This time I got as far as Ch 7 in one day Im getting faster If not better, everything went great and was up to configuring my network adapter in chapter 7 it was late so I quit and shutdown my comp. This morning when I boot up to my host sys (mandrake 8.2) my lfs system is gone!!! nothing, nada, zilch,the partion is there and its mounted but the only thing on it is mnt/lfs/Lost+Found whitch I diden't even opt to put the Lost+Found dir on when I built it. What Happened????
 
Old 06-03-2002, 01:29 PM   #2
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sounds like somethings mounted there now, but was it mounted when you had LFS in that folder?


Try unmounting it and see if it comes back.
 
Old 06-03-2002, 01:56 PM   #3
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DavidPhillips is probably correct. Or it could be the other way round: the lfs partition is not mounted
 
Old 06-05-2002, 06:56 AM   #4
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and about lost+found - it's created automatically when you format a partition with an ext2 filesystem.
 
Old 06-05-2002, 08:40 AM   #5
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The way I get around 'remounting' my LFS system is not shutting down. I figure I will be back on it less than 12 hours anyway, what's the point. PC's are pretty energy efficient when idle anyway...
 
  


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