Re: menu.lst and fstab

2009-11-24 Thread Jan-Christoph Bornschlegel
Am Dienstag 24 November 2009 17:36:32 schrieb linux fan: As far as I am aware, greub always did, always will, call them hd. I also think so. To be exact, it calls them hd when it means in grub-speak (hd0, and they can be called sd when it means in real-speak /dev/sda (if it is sata) So you

Re: LFS Installation disk creation

2009-11-25 Thread Jan-Christoph Bornschlegel
mathan kumar schrieb: I've build my LFS system and i want distribute to my friends. Someone help me how can i do that. What are the possible ways to obtain this. You should be able to just copy the partition. BUT: Your friends probably have different hardware. Therefore you'll run into trouble

Re: UDEV - Not Leaving Well Enough Alone

2009-11-25 Thread Jan-Christoph Bornschlegel
Good morning, Am Mittwoch 25 November 2009 21:54:10 schrieb Mike McCarty: Simon Geard wrote: [...], and I've honestly no idea where I could buy a new floppy disk these days... http://www.floppydisk.com/ SCNR :) Well, you don't use my machines, and on my machines, my rules hold. When I

Re: LFS 6.5 chapter 8.3.1

2009-12-03 Thread Jan-Christoph Bornschlegel
Am Donnerstag 03 Dezember 2009 10:32:56 schrieb stosss: Did everything get built using GCC on the host? If it did then this entire LFS build is toast. Well, if you compiled _anything_ successfully and don't have a working gcc in your chroot environment, the question is, how could you use the

Re: Knoppix is missing the patch command

2009-12-16 Thread Jan-Christoph Bornschlegel
Jonathan Wilkes schrieb: I tried googling for any hints, and checking the archives for this list, but I'm new to linux so I'm a bit unsure what I'm searching for. Any hints would be greatly appreciated. As far as I know most LiveCDs should have a read-write-overlay filesystem. Which means

Re: [Newbie, LFS-6.5]: Problems with binutils-Pass2 compilation..

2009-12-17 Thread Jan-Christoph Bornschlegel
Am Donnerstag 17 Dezember 2009 15:49:22 schrieb Ken Moffat: [...] Probably, the absence of an 8-bit type : checking for type equivalent to int8_t... configure: error: no 8-bit type Or maybe you haven't got the respective -devel packages installed? What does rpm -q glibc-devel or rpm -q

BLFS-6.3 / LFS-6.4 Problem in iptables-1.3.8 package, wrong struct contents

2009-12-18 Thread Jan-Christoph Bornschlegel
Hello there, This is my first serious post to blfs-* ML. I have a running LFS 6.4 (kernel version 2.6.27.4) system and I'm working on BLFS 6.3 (stable). I ran into trouble with the iptables-1.3.8 package. In several places there were errors reulting from changes in header files. I finally

Re: Stuck at 5.7.1

2010-01-03 Thread Jan-Christoph Bornschlegel
Am Sonntag 03 Januar 2010 16:36:58 schrieb Mikie: What is the difference using another user and substituting that username elsewhere in the book? Is the LFS user hardcoded in the kernel with special privileges? *ROTFL* Did you notice where your kernel comes from? ;) The name lfs:lfs doesn't

Re: Stuck at 5.7.1

2010-01-03 Thread Jan-Christoph Bornschlegel
Am Sonntag 03 Januar 2010 19:38:03 schrieb Andrew Benton: The name lfs:lfs doesn't matter, you're free to change. It just has to be a user in the chroot system. No, root does the chroot part Erm, sorry, not precise enough. What I meant is that the user lfs must come from $LFS/etc/passwd

Re: Stuck at 5.7.1

2010-01-04 Thread Jan-Christoph Bornschlegel
Am Montag 04 Januar 2010 03:50:41 schrieb Simon Geard: 100% correct. It *is* for advanced people, quite intentionally. It's intended for those people who are interested in understanding things like how the toolchain works, how everything fits together. Not to mention all whose job is packaging

Re: NFS Boot

2010-01-18 Thread Jan-Christoph Bornschlegel
Am Sonntag 17 Januar 2010 17:10:38 schrieb Mikie: I'm a 46 year old IT and Automation professional. I have people from business, government, and education (small schools) screaming for an alternatives to Windows. The malware is disrupting everyone these days and people are drowning. It's

Re: Xorg problems, with libX11.so

2010-01-29 Thread Jan-Christoph Bornschlegel
Simon Geard schrieb: No. No, you can't. The machine translation is almost as incomprehensible to me as the original Chinese. Which is why we eventually must breed the Babel fish :) Seriously, just translate something A-B and right back. Always good for a laugh or two. Or try that one: Time

Re: Finished First Pass

2010-02-03 Thread Jan-Christoph Bornschlegel
Mike McCarty schrieb: I don't think you'd be very satisfied if you used, say RHEL, and downloaded the source they claimed was that of the compiler they used to build, and when you built it using the copy you have on your machine, the results were different. Erm, maybe you underestimate the

Re: Finished First Pass

2010-02-03 Thread Jan-Christoph Bornschlegel
Mike McCarty schrieb: Jan-Christoph Bornschlegel wrote: Erm, maybe you underestimate the distros here :) Of course I don't. I'm pointing out why the two stage bootstrap is necessary, to someone who doesn't understand. Ok, sorry then :) I just wanted to point out -- again, since I wrote

Re: Booting problems

2010-02-12 Thread Jan-Christoph Bornschlegel
brown wrap schrieb: [...] So here is my question. If I move the external drive inside and make it the first drive, will I be able to boot, even though LFS is on the 2nd partiton? I don't want to, but I could move everyting over to the first partition, but I'd have to wipe it out, which I

Re:

2010-02-13 Thread Jan-Christoph Bornschlegel
Mike McCarty schrieb: [...] is used to encode the 8 bit character with hex code xx. Since 0x3D is the code for =, then =3D is the code for =. These substitutions are sometimes made by mailers or even by machines in between. ... which teaches us: don't copy/paste code snippets from emails ;)

Re: Booting problems again

2010-02-13 Thread Jan-Christoph Bornschlegel
Mike McCarty schrieb: [...] I have studied the recommended layout (I can't recall what it's called, now) Maybe FHS? http://www.pathname.com/fhs/ Cheers, Jan -- http://linuxfromscratch.org/mailman/listinfo/lfs-support FAQ: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/faq.html Unsubscribe: See the above

Re: my kernel won't recognize ide drives

2010-03-19 Thread Jan-Christoph Bornschlegel
William Immendorf schrieb: On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 2:24 PM, Scott Kopel sko...@fsu.edu wrote: So the question is what kernel configuration changes do I have to make to get the kernel to recognize my ide drives? I realize that new kernels name ide drives sdx and that's fine. I don't need them

Re: [Fwd: Problems compiling Devicekit-power-012]

2010-03-19 Thread Jan-Christoph Bornschlegel
Thomas Sapp schrieb: [...] if someone would kindly instruct me how to redirect it to a file. I tried putting devkitpower.log on the end of the command but I only got the non-error output. Thanks in advance for any help that is provided. You can catch the stderr output using: cmd stdout.log

Re: [lfs-support] Can't access my sources directory to install build files

2013-06-21 Thread Jan-Christoph Bornschlegel
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA256 Am 03.06.2013 01:32, schrieb scott maxwell: Sorry about the top posting. I have never posted to an email forum like this before and had no idea what you were writing about. My smart wife came to the rescue. Thank you all for your help. A