[lfs-support] LFS - On Boot - Read Only File System

Kevin Wise wiske57 at opensuse.us
Sun Jan 8 18:10:00 PST 2012

Forgot to mention the fstab issue. Any place in the book where you see
<xxx>, <yyy> or similar, it is to be replaced with the settings for your
particular build as stated in the book.


On Sun, 2012-01-08 at 18:25 -0700, jasonpsage at jegas.com wrote:
> Virtual Box->Slackware 13.87 Host
> After I compile the entire system, forget Grub - it seems unreliable to
> me - sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't (using preexisting LILO in
> Slackware - booting seems much smoother) But in either case, my LFS
> boots to a READ ONLY file system.
> I've read that one of the boot scripts (which all installed ok to my
> knowledge) is supposed to do a fsck on the partition then unmount the
> drive and remount it read/write.
> Further, I expected to see a bunch od devices in the /dev folder and all
> I have is console and null.
> Also, the fstab has <yyy> or something versus /dev/sda3 or something
> too. Same with the swap setting.
> I'm a bit perplexed over this matter too. I'm wondering how my symlink
> in 4.2 caused my perl commands
> needing changing too. something is awry and I'm not sure what. I won't
> give up!
> --Jason

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