lose data on shutdown?

Kyle Rush kyle at cyber-rush.org
Fri Feb 12 05:22:24 PST 2010


On Fri, February 12, 2010 5:15 am, Andrew Benton wrote:
> On 12/02/10 12:14, Kyle Rush wrote:
>>
>> I have a livecd 6.3 and book 6.3. the computer I am installing it on is
>> somewhat old, and thus 1 SBU = about one hour. I can't figure out how to
>> shut down the machine without losing everything i was working on.
>
> If you've made a partition on your hard drive to work on then when you
> unmount it
>   all that you've compiled will be saved there.
> The problem is when you resume work you need to make sure things are set
> up properly.
> In chapter 5 that just means su - lfs but in chapter 6 you need to make
> sure that
> you've mounted /proc, /sys and /dev
>
that's the problem. I'm in chap.5 and su - lfs doesn't work. says
error:user does not exist.

I have set up the user lfs as instructed.




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