udev problems in LFS 6.0

Ken Moffat ken at kenmoffat.uklinux.net
Tue Apr 12 05:17:11 PDT 2005

On Tue, 12 Apr 2005, Donal Farrell wrote:

> Hi there. I'm having problems with udev in LFS 6.0 It's not a
> compilation problem as such. When I run
> /etc/rc.d/init.d/udev start in the actual completed LFS system,
> absolutely nothing happens
> However, when I try the same prompt under chroot, /dev gets populated
> and I see a valid-looking /dev
> Anyone got any ideas

 Sounds as if sysfs isn't mounted in the new system.  That should be
handled by the bootscripts, so maybe your new kernel doesn't support
sysfs (look for CONFIG_SYSFS=y in the .config).  You've obviously got
the /sys mountpoint, otherwise you couldn't mount it in chroot.

 das eine Mal als Tragödie, das andere Mal als Farce

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