r6685 - in trunk/BOOK: chapter01 chapter06

matthew at linuxfromscratch.org matthew at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Aug 14 08:09:26 PDT 2005

Author: matthew
Date: 2005-08-14 09:09:25 -0600 (Sun, 14 Aug 2005)
New Revision: 6685

Add sed to prevent grub's UFS size test being run

Modified: trunk/BOOK/chapter01/changelog.xml
--- trunk/BOOK/chapter01/changelog.xml	2005-08-14 14:48:02 UTC (rev 6684)
+++ trunk/BOOK/chapter01/changelog.xml	2005-08-14 15:09:25 UTC (rev 6685)
@@ -113,6 +113,9 @@
+<listitem><para>August 14th, 2005 [matt]: Add a sed to prevent the UFS test
+from being run (fixes bug 1595).</para></listitem>
 <listitem><para>August 14th, 2005 [matt]: Added patch to install documentation
 for bzip2 (fixes bug 1603).</para>

Modified: trunk/BOOK/chapter06/grub.xml
--- trunk/BOOK/chapter06/grub.xml	2005-08-14 14:48:02 UTC (rev 6684)
+++ trunk/BOOK/chapter06/grub.xml	2005-08-14 15:09:25 UTC (rev 6685)
@@ -46,13 +46,14 @@
 <para>To test the results, issue:
-<userinput>make check</userinput>.</para>
+<userinput>sed -i '/ufs2/d' stage2/size_test &&
+make check</userinput>.</para>
-<para>Note that the test results will always show the error
-<quote>ufs2_stage1_5 is too big.</quote> This is due to a compiler
-issue, but can be ignored unless you plan to boot from an UFS
-partition. The partitions are normally only used by Sun
+<para>The UFS test is known to fail due to a compiler issue.  The failure
+prevents the rest of the tests from being run, so the <command>sed</command>
+command is used to avoid the failure.  The UFS test failure can be ignored
+unless you plan to boot from a UFS partition.  The partitions are normally only
+used by Sun workstations.</para>
 <para>Install the package:</para>

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