LFS Boot Cd

James Robertson jwrober at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Jul 29 06:50:08 PDT 2004


Jeremy Utley (-J-), LFS Staff wrote:

>>Jeremy Huntwork wrote:
>>
>>3.  Looks like you are using a older bootscripts package that does not
>>have the console and setfont script.  If you choose a FB console, to get
>>rid of the penguin at the top, you need to run setfont.
> 
> I *LIKE* the penguin!

Me too, but it annoys me after bootup that I lose 6 or so lines at the 
top of the screen and messes with man pages scrolling and less viewing 
scrolling when I am trying to get stuff done.

>>4.  If we want a potential user to be able to follow the book
>>explicitly, then /mnt needs to be writable somehow so a /mnt/lfs dir and
>>mount point can be used.
> 
> Chris's bootcd (and mine) works around this by mounting a tmpfs
> filesystem, symlinking a lot of stuff from the CD into this, then
> pivot_rooting.  That way, many areas of the cd are writeable.

I remember seeing that.  That seems like a good idea.  Looks like Jeremy 
H noticed it to.

Thanks
James



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