[lfs-support] Stuck at 2,7 mounting the new partition

David themanintherain at gmail.com
Tue Dec 20 01:02:27 PST 2016



En 20 de diciembre de 2016 1:32:55 a. m. Ken Moffat 
<zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com> escribió:

> On Mon, Dec 19, 2016 at 02:54:02PM -0800, Paul Rogers wrote:
>>
>> No, that is right.  I don't mean to be rude or insensitive--I still
>> remember being a relative newbie to *nix looking up at "mountain" I
>> wanted to climb.  The thing is, doing a Linux/GNU system from scratch
>> isn't a job for newbies.  I played around with a RHL-6.1 Publisher's
>> Edition for a year "to get myself in shape for the climb."  There is a
>> certain level of experience to be expected--after all, we're playing
>> down in the guts of the system!  "Stuff happens!"  It's not unreasonable
>> for the book to expect the "user" to know mount, and others, are
>> priveleged commands.  sudo isn't required!  IMO, if one expects to
>> install LFS, one should be able to use the root account, and do so
>> safely.  I've never installed sudo on any of my systems.
>>
>
> That prompts me to have another go at something I was going to say
> yesterday (I decided not to because the overall tone of my post
> seemed too negative, and at that time nobody else had replied).
>
> Our build method basically pre-dates the mass-market offering of
> distros without a root account (to me, ubuntu started that) -
> nothing wrong with doing that, but it *does* make things harder for
> people who use the system to bootstrap a new system.  And I agree
> that having the root account makes it easy to trash a system - good
> backups (and the ability to restore from them if the installed
> systems can no longer do that, e.g. with some Live CDs) definitely
> help.
>
> Oh, and I do use sudo on desktops (with xbindkeys, to allow me to
> suspend to RAM from the keyboard).  But we all have different
> use-cases.
>
> ĸen
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Yes I am using Ubuntu like millions of people. I can't believe I am the 
very first one who have wondered about it while reading LFS.




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