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Old 05-08-2005, 01:50 PM   #1
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Restarting my System and then??....

hi all,

i have completed succesfully till Chapter 6.30, if i restart my system will i have to re-do the chapters which tells me to mount kernel filesystems namely Chapter 6.2,6.4 and 6.8??...

i would be happy if anyone could help me......

thanks in advance,

with regards,
Old 05-08-2005, 05:16 PM   #2
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Yes, you'll have to
mount -t proc proc $LFS/proc
mount -t sysfs sysfs $LFS/sys
mount -f -t ramfs ramfs $LFS/dev
mount -f -t tmpfs tmpfs $LFS/dev/shm
mount -f -t devpts -o gid=4,mode=620 devpts $LFS/dev/pts
then chroot and do the stuff on the poulating /dev page
mount -n -t ramfs none /dev
mknod -m 622 /dev/console c 5 1
mknod -m 666 /dev/null c 1 3
mknod -m 666 /dev/zero c 1 5
mknod -m 666 /dev/ptmx c 5 2
mknod -m 666 /dev/tty c 5 0
mknod -m 444 /dev/random c 1 8
mknod -m 444 /dev/urandom c 1 9
chown root:tty /dev/{console,ptmx,tty}
ln -s /proc/self/fd /dev/fd
ln -s /proc/self/fd/0 /dev/stdin
ln -s /proc/self/fd/1 /dev/stdout
ln -s /proc/self/fd/2 /dev/stderr
ln -s /proc/kcore /dev/core
mkdir /dev/pts
mkdir /dev/shm
mount -t devpts -o gid=4,mode=620 none /dev/pts
mount -t tmpfs none /dev/shm
Old 05-08-2005, 10:12 PM   #3
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thanks for the reply Andrew......anyway until which chapter i have to do these things??..till i compile the kernel?

with regards,
Old 05-09-2005, 11:26 AM   #4
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anytime you leave the chroot $ENV will have to re-set all $ENV variables to continue with your LFS build.........


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