[lfs-support] Chapter 8.4 Using Grub

Ken Moffat zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com
Mon Oct 15 15:04:51 PDT 2012

On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 04:44:55PM -0500, Garrett Gaston wrote:
> xorriso : FAILURE : Drive address '/dev/cdrw' rejected because: not existing and -drive_class 'risky' '/dev'
> xorriso : HINT : If the address is a legitimate address for a new regular file, prepend "stdio:"
> xorriso : FAILURE : -as cdrecord: Job could not be performed properly.
> xorriso : aborting : -abort_on 'FAILURE' encountered 'FAILURE'
> Above is what I'M getting when I ran these commands below, any ideas?
> cd /tmp &&
> grub-mkrescue --output=grub-img.iso &&
> xorriso -as cdrecord -v dev=/dev/cdrw blank=as_needed grub-img.iso 		 	   		  
 Presumably, you are in chroot.  Does /dev/cdrw exist here ?  If it
does, what does it point to (and is that correct) ?  Perhaps you
re-entered chroot and forgot to bind mount /dev.

 If it *does* point to the right device, I've no idea what is wrong.
I'm just asking the obvious question.

das eine Mal als Tragödie, das andere Mal als Farce

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