[lfs-support] Booting LFS

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Mon Oct 15 19:21:08 PDT 2012

Garrett Gaston wrote:
> I know it's unusual for it to be hda rather than sda but it is hda.
> It's very strange, the first time I did LFS on the same computer it
> was sda until it came to the boot grub.cfg file, then it wouldn't
> boot unless I referenced it as hda even though the entire rest of the
> project sda sufficed. No I'M doing round two but this time I'M using
> the LFS system I built last time as my host system and it will only
> acccept hda. The mount -v -t /dev/xxx $LFS command wouldn't work
> unless I did /dev/hda this time around. My host LFS system is on
> hda3, swap is on 2, and I do indeed have the LFS system I'M currently
> building on hda1.

Given that, my best guess is that you don't have the right drivers built 
into the kernel.

   -- Bruce

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