[blfs-support] Errors on Booting LFS the First Time

Alan Feuerbacher alanf00 at comcast.net
Sun Oct 28 10:55:23 PDT 2012


On 10/28/2012 1:36 PM, Bruce Dubbs wrote:

>> In trying to figure out what's going wrong, I found an apparent conflict
>> between what grub manuals say and what the LFS book says about grub's
>> partition numbering scheme. The book says that grub numbers the
>> partitions starting from one, but the online info I've read says that it
>> starts from zero.
>
> That's referring to GRUB-1, not GRUB-2.

Ok.

> I can't figure out which partition is /mnt/lfs.  It looks like /dev/sdc1
> is mounted as /boot, so grub should be finding the kernel, but it looks
> like root=/dev/sdc1 in the linux line is wrong.  It should be the same
> partition as /mnt/lfs on the host.

Here is /etc/fstab:

# Begin /etc/fstab

# file system  mount-point  type     options             dump  fsck
#                                                              order

/dev/sdc1      /boot        ext3     defaults,acl,user_xattr 1     1
/dev/sdc5      swap         swap     pri=1               0     0
/dev/sdc6      /            ext3     defaults,acl,user_xattr 1     1
/dev/sdc7      /usr         ext3     defaults,acl,user_xattr 1     1
/dev/sdc8      /opt         ext3     defaults,acl,user_xattr 1     1
/dev/sdc9      /usr/local   ext3     defaults,acl,user_xattr 1     1
/dev/sdc10     /usr/src     ext3     defaults,acl,user_xattr 1     1
/dev/sdc11     /var         ext3     defaults,acl,user_xattr 1     1
/dev/sdc12     /tmp         ext3     defaults,acl,user_xattr 1     1
/dev/sdc13     /home        ext3     defaults,acl,user_xattr 1     1
/dev/sr0       /dev/cdrom   udf,iso9660 user,noauto     0       0
/dev/fd0        /media/floppy0  auto    rw,user,noauto  0       0
proc           /proc        proc     nosuid,noexec,nodev 0     0
sysfs          /sys         sysfs    nosuid,noexec,nodev 0     0
devpts         /dev/pts     devpts   gid=5,mode=620      0     0
tmpfs          /run         tmpfs    defaults            0     0
devtmpfs       /dev         devtmpfs mode=0755,nosuid    0     0

# End /etc/fstab






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