[lfs-support] Booting LFS with systemd

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Thu Jul 5 14:56:24 PDT 2018


On 07/05/2018 02:48 PM, Frans de Boer wrote:
> On 06/30/2018 01:29 PM, Hazel Russman wrote:
>> On Fri, 29 Jun 2018 01:25:29 -0400
>> Michael Shell <list1 at michaelshell.org> wrote:
>>
>>> On Thu, 28 Jun 2018 16:06:00 +0800
>>> Xi Ruoyao <ryxi at stu.xidian.edu.cn> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Now I only use "initrd" directive to update CPU microcode and fix the
>>>> buggy ACPI DSDT of my laptop (another sad story).
>>>
>>> .........
>>>
>>> And as there now seems to be several people who suffer with the
>>> ACPI DSDT driver bug, you guys should make sure upstream is aware
>>> of the problem, if they aren't already.
>>>
>> ...........
>>>    Cheers,
>>>
>>>    Mike
>>>
>>> -- 
>> I did a git bisect on my system, but I couldn't make much sense of the 
>> result. The commit it finally settled on didn't seem to have anything 
>> to with acpi.
>>
>> [quote]
>> Bisecting: 2 revisions left to test after this (roughly 1 step)
>> [9af9b94068fb1ea3206a700fc222075966fbef14] x86/cpu/AMD: Handle SME 
>> reduction in physical address size
>>
>> Bisecting: 0 revisions left to test after this (roughly 1 step)
>> [33c2b803edd13487518a2c7d5002d84d7e9c878f] x86/mm: Remove 
>> phys_to_virt() usage in ioremap()
>>
>> Bisecting: 0 revisions left to test after this (roughly 0 steps)
>> [7744ccdbc16f0ac4adae21b3678af93775b3a386] x86/mm: Add Secure Memory 
>> Encryption (SME) support
>> [unquote]
>>
>> I sent the result to the kernel acpi development list but never got an 
>> answer. If someone else on this list wants to try, I can send him my 
>> complete bisect logs.
>>
>> -- 
>> Hazel
> This quite frustrating. After recompiling, following the book to the 
> letter, I still get a frozen LFS system.
> One thing I do note however is that the freezing always occurs after 
> systemd has detected that it is on a virtual machine. A number of error 
> messages is send, but due to ratelimiting I can't see them because they 
> are suppressed.
> 
> I had even rebuild everything with systemd-232, and that worked as 
> before. But after 232, things started to behave strange. Now way to 
> debug systemd, whatever I do....
> 
> Help?

I don't mean to be pedantic, but I really don't think you would run into 
these types of problems using System V.  Why not try that?

   -- Bruce




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