Problem logging into new LFS

Mike Chagnon chag at
Sun Apr 10 15:25:47 PDT 2005

That was exactly the problem. The BSD init hint uses ifconfig (as well
as my previous install of LFS). Apparently with LFS 6.0, ifconfig is
replaced with just ip. So I hunted down the loopback commands in the
boot scripts, and all is well again. Thanks for the help

 -- Mike

On Sun, 2005-04-10 at 03:44 -0400, Joel Miller wrote:
> Mike Chagnon wrote:
> > Ive just new LFS 6.0 system. I followed the book and everything went
> > find until it came time to reboot. The boot process when normally, and
> > all seemed ok. However, when prompted to login in, I did so, and nothing
> > happens (I get no bash prompt). If I hit Ctrl-C, it logs me out and I
> > can attempt to login again. I know I'm using the correct login/pass
> > because if I enter it incorrectly, it says my login is incorrect.
> <snip>
> Sounds like your loopback device isn't being brought up at boot time.
> -- 
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