Can't find commads in chroot environment

2010-03-22 Thread Caramon Majere
I have accomplished all steps in LFS-BOOK-6.3 until 6.7, when I compiled Linux API header in *chroot environment*. The error message is sample and clearly: xargs is not here.Howerver it is in the path /tools/bin,while the environment PATH is set to /tools/bin. I have installed xargs in step

Re: Which chipset for USB?

2010-03-22 Thread Simon Geard
On Sun, 2010-03-21 at 10:27 -0700, brown wrap wrote: Well, I have tried dozens of configurations to try and get my USB ports to work and nothing has succeeded. There is a config that works, because my USB ports work on CentOS, but I am tired of fighting the issue. I simply want a

Re: Can't find commads in chroot environment

2010-03-22 Thread stosss
On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 1:56 AM, Caramon Majere caramon...@gmail.com wrote: I have accomplished all steps in LFS-BOOK-6.3 until 6.7, when I compiled Linux API header in chroot environment. The error message is sample and clearly: xargs is not here.Howerver it is in the path /tools/bin,while

Re: Kernel panic - VFS

2010-03-22 Thread Yaacov-Yoseph Weiss
Andrew Benton wrote: I added CONFIG_PATA_VIA, and that did not help. which CONFIG_PATA_VIA depends? If I were you I'd enable support for lots of things that may, possibly be needed and compile them all into the kernel. Use lspci as a guide and Thanks. When enabling lots of options I

Re: Kernel panic - VFS

2010-03-22 Thread Bruce Dubbs
Yaacov-Yoseph Weiss wrote: I would recommend improving chapter 8.3 of the book (configuring and compiling the kernel) by adding these hints about configuring the kernel, i.e. using lspci, lsmod, and enabling many options. There's way too many different issues for Chapter 8. Did you read the

Re: Which chipset for USB?

2010-03-22 Thread linux fan
On 3/21/10, brown wrap gra...@yahoo.com wrote: I'd be happy to get any keyboard and mouse to work. I wonder is your usb problem just the keyboard and the mouse? In my config # CONFIG_KEYBOARD_XTKBD is not set # CONFIG_MOUSE_SERIAL is not set I always thought XTKBD was obsoleted long ago. To

Re: write error with new version of tar

2010-03-22 Thread Mike McCarty
linux fan wrote: On 3/19/10, Mike McCarty mike.mcca...@sbcglobal.net wrote: I wonder if head is closing the input pipe when it has read all it needs, and that's causing the error. I can't reproduce that problem with my host system, however. It is tar-1.23 and not head Umm, I didn't mean

Re: Which chipset for USB?

2010-03-22 Thread Mike McCarty
brown wrap wrote: [...] Your best bet, I think, is to use lsmod with CentOS running, and see what's loaded, and configure appropriately. I'd be happy to get any keyboard and mouse to work. Here is a link to the Knoppix problem, where none of the input devices work: I used a Knoppix dvd that

Re: Kernel panic - VFS

2010-03-22 Thread Mike McCarty
Yaacov-Yoseph Weiss wrote: [...] I would recommend improving chapter 8.3 of the book (configuring and compiling the kernel) by adding these hints about configuring the kernel, i.e. using lspci, lsmod, and enabling many options. I would agree with this except that the kernel is such a

Re: Which chipset for USB?

2010-03-22 Thread linux fan
On 3/22/10, linux fan linuxscra...@gmail.com wrote: -When- does the keyboard start to not work? If it works at a console login but not in X-windows, that happened to me, and I reconfigured xorg-server to fix the scenario where dbus and hal were installed, but I was not running them, and thus

Re: Which chipset for USB?

2010-03-22 Thread brown wrap
Your best bet, I think, is to use lsmod with CentOS running, and see what's loaded, and configure appropriately. I used lsmod on the running CentOS and it must have had nearly 100 modules. Anyway, you might try replacing the USB mouse with a regular one, either PS/2 or serial port,

Re: Which chipset for USB?

2010-03-22 Thread Mike McCarty
brown wrap wrote: Your best bet, I think, is to use lsmod with CentOS running, and see what's loaded, and configure appropriately. I used lsmod on the running CentOS and it must have had nearly 100 modules. That isn't surprising. The point is to identify what modules are there, and see

Re: Which chipset for USB?

2010-03-22 Thread linux fan
On 3/22/10, brown wrap gra...@yahoo.com wrote: So now I went back to building a clean kernel that will at least boot again. Possibly try rm .config make defconfig ARCH=x86_64 Then make menuconfig and select things you know that you will need built into the kernel. Try to avoid making any

my lsmod versus LFS DVD lsmod

2010-03-22 Thread brown wrap
my kernel loads two modules: ohci_hcd 19241 0 ehci_hcd 30605 0 lsmod of LFS 6.3: Module Size Used by usbhid 32704 0 ext3 118664 2 jbd69360 1 ext3 psmouse46620 0 pcspkr

LFS 6.4 Ok?

2010-03-22 Thread Mike McCarty
I've got a 6.4 machine which I'm interested in starting in on BLFS, and wonder whether it might be better to restart and build 6.6 before attempting to proceed with BLFS. If I need later than 6.4, then... The last time I tried jhalfs, I had problems which needed manual fixups. I'd like just to

Re: my lsmod versus LFS DVD lsmod

2010-03-22 Thread Bruce Dubbs
brown wrap wrote: My problem is I don't know how to make the one-to-one correspondence in building a kernel. For example, I have no idea what ohci1394 is. Firewire. If you don't know that you need it, you probably don't. -- Bruce --

Re: my lsmod versus LFS DVD lsmod

2010-03-22 Thread Mike McCarty
brown wrap wrote: my kernel loads two modules: ohci_hcd 19241 0 ehci_hcd 30605 0 Prominently not here, but present below, is usbcore. However, didn't you say that even your normal keyboard and PS/2 mouse don't work? I also don't see any file systems, nor any

Re: my lsmod versus LFS DVD lsmod

2010-03-22 Thread Ken Moffat
On 22 March 2010 19:56, brown wrap gra...@yahoo.com wrote: my kernel loads two modules: ohci_hcd               19241  0 ehci_hcd               30605  0 lsmod of LFS 6.3: Module                  Size  Used by usbhid                 32704  0 ext3                  118664  2 jbd            

Re: my lsmod versus LFS DVD lsmod

2010-03-22 Thread brown wrap
You are leaving out many necessary things. I'm no kernel expert, but how can you hope to boot without any disc drivers or file systems present? I think your problem goes much deeper than just a mouse not working. I'm surprised you aren't panicking with root file system not found.

Re: my lsmod versus LFS DVD lsmod

2010-03-22 Thread brown wrap
For example, I have no idea what ohci1394 is. Firewire.  If you don't know that you need it, you probably don't. OK, thanks. -- http://linuxfromscratch.org/mailman/listinfo/lfs-support FAQ: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/faq.html Unsubscribe: See the above information

Re: Which chipset for USB?

2010-03-22 Thread linux fan
On 3/22/10, brown wrap gra...@yahoo.com wrote: Today I booted up the LFS 6.3 DVD and its works as well. I found its .config and tried to use it to build a kernal: make mrproper Copied it to .config make oldconfig make make modules_install and then copied everything to its place in

Re: my lsmod versus LFS DVD lsmod

2010-03-22 Thread Mike McCarty
brown wrap wrote: The system boots, I can log into it remotely, it mounts my disks, I just can't use any keyboard or mouse. The filesystems and such are not modules, they are just included in the kernel. Ah, ok. That wasn't clear to me. Those are the only two loadable modules. Mike --