ppc32 Making the LFS system bootable

Jim Gifford lfs at jg555.com
Mon Mar 20 22:23:55 PST 2006

Dragos Ionita wrote:
> I just finished building a CLFS install for ppc32, and I've found
> that running ybin alone in chapter 12 would not be successful.
> If I run ybin, it would complain about two things:
> 1) the HFS partition that was selected, had not been initialised
> 2) it couldn't find /dev/nvram
> I got around those two problems by:
> 1) running mkofboot
> 2) running ybin from outside the chroot environment where
>     /dev/nvram was available.
> I guess for 2) you could create an additional node /dev/nvram
> further back in the CLFS book when building the initial /dev nodes.
> Did I miss something or did anyone else encounter these problems
> as well?
Thanx for the feedback, we will get some to validate the issue. Can you 
put in a ticket, you will need to register first, but this way we can 
track the issue.


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