LFS LiveCDs 6.2-4 - grub-install problems. (util-linux-2.12r?)

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at ums.usu.ru
Wed Jan 24 21:40:04 PST 2007

Piet Delaney wrote:
> I'm having two unexpected problems with LFS LiveCDs 6.2-3 and 6.2-4
> that don't occure on lfslivecd-x86-6.1.1-4.iso. I've got a workaround
> for the second problem but haven't found a solution yet for the second;
> see 2. below.
>  1. The first is that I need to add a symbolic pointer from stage 
>     to stage2 in the ${DISK}/boot/ directory when running grub-install.

Confirmed, will investigate. Looks like it is caused by the reiser4 patch.

>  2. The second is that once a kernel is running that it can't open
>     the root filesystem. It's not just a kernel problem, as even
>     kernels more recent than the 2.6.16 kernel (2.6.18 for example)
>     also fail to boot.

Sorry, I need the precise error message as printed by the kernel.

Alexander E. Patrakov

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