Finshed... but probs... Already Fixed

Beau Bellamy beau at beaunet.dhs.org
Tue Jul 4 02:15:20 PDT 2000


No No...   It's all fixed now...   It was because i never had the mountfs
script linked..  so it never remounted '/' to read-write.

Thank you all though for responding!

Beau Bellamy (beau at beaunet.dhs.org)

----- Original Message -----
From: "Laszlo Radanyi" <lrd at plea.se>
Newsgroups: comp.os.linux.from.scratch.discuss
To: <lfs-discuss at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Monday, July 03, 2000 11:20 PM
Subject: Re: Finshed... but probs... Please help me...


> > sysklogd and the other log deamon complained about /proc not being
mounted,
> > but clearly it's in the fstab file!
>
> Have you created a /proc directory ?
>
> > Also, when I try to login as root it gives me an error saying..
> >
> > "Unable to switch tty to /dev/tty1 for root:  Invalid Seek!"   (or
similar,
> > can't remember)
> >
> > then throws me back at the login prompt!
>
> You aren't by a chance using a shared binaries linked to libncurses ?
Which
> is mounted on an other volume ? And the mount has failed (your fstab may
say
> anything, but you need to see what's actually mounted). For example, if
/usr
> is a separate file system from /, all your binaries in /bin and /sbin that
> use shared libraries will *not* work, unless /usr is mounted, which can
> fail.
>
> This is a good reason for *not* using dynamically linked executables in
/bin
> and /sbin.
>
> So - replace /bin/bash with the static bash from the bootstrap (pre
chroot)
> lfs, then try again.
>
> Good luck,
>
> Laszlo
>
> BTW, Gerard, I really think you should consider *not* supporting
dynamically
> linked bash because of this. Everything speaks for multiple file systems
> instead of just one, and in the case of /usr/lib mounted somewhere else,
> things can get really bad.
>
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