Re: Grub-1.97 problems

2009-11-12 Thread linux fan
On 11/12/09, Bruce Dubbs bruce.du...@gmail.com wrote: Bruce Dubbs wrote: I just had an aha! Try rebuilding grub without the --disable-largefile switch. Your partition is 11G and that probably is causing it to fail. I don't know what the threshold is. I'll investigate. man 2 open

Re: Grub-1.97 problems

2009-11-12 Thread linux fan
On 11/12/09, Bruce Dubbs bruce.du...@gmail.com wrote: Bruce Dubbs wrote: I just had an aha! Try rebuilding grub without the --disable-largefile switch. That worked! Now some more things. .. I needed to suppress probing the ancient mobo ide drive that is not connected to avoid a 2 minute

Re: Grub-1.97 problems

2009-11-12 Thread linux fan
On 11/11/09, Bruce Dubbs bruce.du...@gmail.com wrote: # grub-install --grub-setup=/bin/true /dev/sda11 This should be /dev/sda, but I see you tried that too. Now I really _want_ to install grub on individual partitions so that I can chainloader to different installations like grub-legacy has

Re: Grub-1.97 problems

2009-11-12 Thread linux fan
On 11/12/09, Bruce Dubbs bruce.du...@gmail.com wrote: The problem with GRUB Legacy is that it didn't support 64-bit systems -- at least it have to be built from a 32-bit system. This is a major drawback in that virtually every new Intel/AMD system is 64-bit capable. Ok, maybe I just keep

Re: 8.4. GRUB-0.97

2009-11-19 Thread linux fan
On 11/19/09, Daniel Jäderberg ingolf2...@hotmail.com wrote: so then i tried to install grub2 as suggested. and i followed the hint. 3) grub-mkconfig -o /boot/grub/grub.cfg and i still get nothing when i do the grub-mkconfig -o /boot/grub/grub.cfg grub2 wants the kernel name to begin with

Segmentation fault after stripping

2009-11-23 Thread linux fan
Segmentation fault occurs right after stripping in chapter05. I am building lfs trunk using jhalfs trunk. The stripping step succeeds, but the next step which is to restore-luser-env errors. The restore-luser-env step only has to copy the saved $(LUSER_HOME)/.bashrc.XXX back to .bashrc, but that

Re: Segmentation fault after stripping

2009-11-23 Thread linux fan
On 11/23/09, Aleksandar Kuktin wrote: As I have not tried jhalfs, a question, just to be clear: you are running the make command via automated means, after stripping, in a single slurp (from the same script)? jhalfs automates from start to finish. I have used it to build LFS 6.2.0, 6.3, and

Re: Segmentation fault after stripping

2009-11-23 Thread linux fan
On 11/23/09, Bruce Dubbs bruce.du...@gmail.com wrote: Is there any possibility that there could be a memory or disk problem? Are you sure you have enough disk space? Good thinking, but doesn't seem to be space issue: top - 19:43:27 up 11:00, 1 user, load average: 1.06, 1.03, 1.04 Tasks:

Re: Segmentation fault after stripping

2009-11-23 Thread linux fan
I must clarify my confusion. I am supposing that you would like for me to roll back to the point where it is to be stripped. Then strip. Then run /tools/command on /tools/file Correct? -- http://linuxfromscratch.org/mailman/listinfo/lfs-support FAQ: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/faq.html

Re: Segmentation fault after stripping

2009-11-23 Thread linux fan
On 11/23/09, Bruce Dubbs wrote: To check things out a little more, you can try Note: I had built up thru gmp-ch6 which is in the chroot Intending to umount and roll back, I get: df -ha FilesystemSize Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda11 11G 7.6G 2.7G 74% / /proc

Re: Segmentation fault after stripping

2009-11-23 Thread linux fan
On 11/24/09, Bruce Dubbs wrote: Have you tried booting int memtest86+ and checking your memory? I don't know whereis or howto memtest86+. I guess this will be a multi-day adventure. -- http://linuxfromscratch.org/mailman/listinfo/lfs-support FAQ: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/faq.html

Re: UDEV - Not Leaving Well Enough Alone

2009-11-24 Thread linux fan
On 11/24/09, Simon Geard delga...@ihug.co.nz wrote: On Mon, 2009-11-23 at 18:29 -0600, al...@verizon.net wrote: The last thing is to start a flame here; I still see a need for floppies on Linux Agree there is a need for floppies. I just used a floppy to boot memtest86+ which found a bad

Re: Segmentation fault after stripping

2009-11-24 Thread linux fan
On 11/24/09, Bruce Dubbs wrote: I'd start over. Having a suspect base is not a good idea. Try jhalfs to automate the build. Yes jhalfs has been working for me. Starting over from mke2fs. -- http://linuxfromscratch.org/mailman/listinfo/lfs-support FAQ:

Re: UDEV - Not Leaving Well Enough Alone

2009-11-24 Thread linux fan
On 11/24/09, Bruce Dubbs wrote: That works for you, but for most people, it's far easier to use a usb thumb drive with capacities in GB to do the same thing. I know that it is impossible to believe, but I have yet to purchase my first usb thumb drive. --

Re: menu.lst and fstab

2009-11-24 Thread linux fan
On 11/24/09, Ken Moffat wrote: The names of the devices in grub and within linux are two separate things. For an explanation of why /dev/hdX becomes /dev/sdX see Simon's response to another thread. /dev/hdX (from the old IDE drivers) is now regarded as legacy, except for old ppc

Re: grub problem

2009-11-24 Thread linux fan
On 11/24/09, Bruce Dubbs wrote: If you are getting a kernel panic, it's not grub. Grub did it's job and loaded the kernel, then the kernel had a problem. Agree. But, there are 2 places that cause kernel panic: 1) grub's kernel/linux line, the root=/dev/[is_incorrect] parameter 2) fstab's:

Re: UDEV - Not Leaving Well Enough Alone

2009-11-24 Thread linux fan
On 11/24/09, Bruce Dubbs wrote: I don't know where you live, but I've seen them given away as promotions. Otherwise they are very common at $10 or less. Some day, I might get one. I don't care what udev does as long as it doesn't cause problems. I've got the 16 fd things in dev and was never

Re: Segmentation fault after stripping

2009-11-24 Thread linux fan
On 11/24/09, Bruce Dubbs wrote: linux fan wrote: Intending to umount and roll back, I get: df -ha FilesystemSize Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda11 11G 7.6G 2.7G 74% / /proc0 0 0 - /proc sysfs0 0 0

Re: grub problem

2009-11-25 Thread linux fan
On 11/25/09, su.sinnes wrote: is there anything i can do? We've all been down this road before ... whatever we do, grub doesn't seem to work ... You have gotten grub to load a kernel ... that is getting close. The key marked PrtScr SysRq can stop the display from scrolling while booting --

Re: grub problem

2009-11-25 Thread linux fan
On 11/25/09, su.sinnes wrote: The key marked PrtScr SysRq can stop the display from scrolling it did not work i think it's because im on a laptop and i need to hold down the fn key to use prt sc and sysrq, and it is not supported. neither did ctrl + s OOPS, I might have typed before I had my

Re: grub problem

2009-11-25 Thread linux fan
On 11/23/09, su.sinnes su.sin...@mail.com wrote: Hi im stuck with grub, as soon as i restart i get into the grub shell I reserve the right to be wrong, but ... While you can't compile the old grub under 64bit, you could still use the old grub ... can't you? --

Re: build problem LFS 6.5

2009-11-28 Thread linux fan
On 11/28/09, stosss wrote: I am only using the lfs 6.3 LiveCD (this is the newest and last lfs LiveCD released) so I will have a working environment to build lfs Unless I am mistaken, everything in ch6-8 is done within chroot. Then it is imperative to be certain that 6.2. Preparing Virtual

Re: build problem LFS 6.5

2009-11-28 Thread linux fan
On 11/28/09, Baho Utot wrote: make test | tee $CURRDIR/06.58.Check.log make install | tee $CURRDIR/06.58.Install.log Logging helps so much when things go wrong. As already mentioned Scripting an LFS build is *hard* 1. Use jhalfs. That is the most consistent way to do things and it keeps

Re: linux-2.6.31.6 doesn't boot

2009-11-29 Thread linux fan
On 11/29/09, Alberto Hernando wrote: ... The error is the same, VFS can't find a valid root system, please add a valid root option. I .. and /etc/fstab is as the book says. If /etc/fstab is as the book says (verbatim), it won't work. You must interpolate /dev/xxx /fff

Re: linux-2.6.31.6 doesn't boot

2009-11-29 Thread linux fan
On 11/29/09, linux fan wrote: The VFS can't find ... suggests that the boot loader (grub/lilo) done its job and the kernel was loading until it choked on the filesystem fstab told it, If the message is exactly: Kernel panic -not syncing VFS: unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0

Re: Linux-2.6.30.9 build failure

2009-12-03 Thread linux fan
On 12/3/09, Simon Geard wrote: Wow... if you *do* get a new LFS build running on that, I'd be curious to know how long it took... My first guess is 11 days or so. Calculating from: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/~sbu MHz=100 one_sbu=5848 lfs_6_5_sbus=153 seconds=899422 time=10,9:50:22 --

Re: Linux-2.6.30.9 build failure

2009-12-03 Thread linux fan
On 12/3/09, Mike McCarty wrote: You don't necessarily have to build on that machine. However, I realize that may be part of the challenge. Hmm, if LFS 6.5 cross compiles, could you build it on a fast machine for the slow machine and then put it on the slow machine with rsync or something? --

Re: Clock Problems

2009-12-15 Thread linux fan
On 12/14/09, Bruce Dubbs wrote: Try the fix Ken suggested (CONFIG_HZ_100) and make sure you turn off the SMP option. That has a lot of extra code you don't need. Is there a way to 'nice' the build so that it doesn't use all 100% cpu? Does the clock moving only a tick or two during the

Re:

2009-12-15 Thread linux fan
On 12/15/09, William Immendorf will.immend...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 7:32 AM, Pixel 73 pixe...@hotmail.com wrote: I am doing LFS 6.3. Everything went well until Chapter 6.12, GCC-4.1.2. When Please don't use LFS 6.3, unless your host system is old enough to build it. I

Re: LFS 6.3 Chapter 6.12, GCC-4.1.2 startfiles check fails -- no output

2009-12-15 Thread linux fan
On 12/15/09, Pixel 73 wrote: How can I analyze which of my previous steps went wrong? Did the make command really complete without errors? I always try to keep a log containing all the output because the screen scrolls by, and later, I wish I could see the errors that went by so that I can

Re: LFS 6.3 Chapter 6.12, GCC-4.1.2 startfiles check fails -- no output

2009-12-15 Thread linux fan
On 12/15/09, linux fan wrote: As long as you didn't do 'make install', it is possible to remove the directory extracted from the source tarball, then extract the source tarball again, and do the package over with a clean sources. I think I forgot ... with gcc, you also want to remove the gcc

Re:

2009-12-15 Thread linux fan
On 12/15/09, Mike McCarty mike.mcca...@sbcglobal.net wrote: Pixel 73 wrote: I am using LFS LiveCD 6.3. So that should be no problem then, right? You can use any distro which can build the tools, which is any distro I know of. Ignore the peanut gallery. Yes,

Re: LFS 6.3 Chapter 6.12, GCC-4.1.2 startfiles check fails -- no output

2009-12-16 Thread linux fan
On 12/16/09, stosss wrote: On 12/15/09, Pixel 73 wrote: Thank you very much for your help. What can I do, if I already did 'make install'? How can I uninstall again? In linux, attempted uninstall risks more harm than good unless you really know what might break which is usually not the case.

Re: LFS 6.3 Chapter 6.12, GCC-4.1.2 startfiles check fails -- no output

2009-12-17 Thread linux fan
On 12/17/09, Pixel 73 wrote: But now I found out, that the startfiles show up when I am entering the following command: grep -o '/lib.*/crt[1in].*succeeded' dummy.log (Can you see above how I trimmed the '' quoted text to just the part I want to resond to?) Show us the output of this

Re: LFS 6.3 Chapter 6.12, GCC-4.1.2 startfiles check fails -- no output

2009-12-17 Thread linux fan
On 12/17/09, linux fan wrote: On 12/17/09, Pixel 73 wrote: Are you sure you had the configure command exactly as in the book ? And I'm thinking ... I usually copy/paste each entire grey block and look at i before pressing enter. Notice that the backslashes \ at the end of some lines make

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

2009-12-17 Thread linux fan
On 12/17/09, Abhinav Chaturvedi wrote: 6. Any deviations from the document? As far as I remember, I have stuck to the text. However, I did create a separate build folder for Pass 2 called binutils-build2. I assumed that the build

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

2009-12-17 Thread linux fan
On 12/17/09, Abhinav Chaturvedi wrote: Plus, when I gave the /sbin/swapon command, I got the message that my exisiting swap partition was busy swapon: /dev/yyy: swapon failed: Device or resource busy I think that just means it is already using that swap partition. You can see what swap it

Re: LFS 6.3 Chapter 6.12, GCC-4.1.2 startfiles check fails -- no output

2009-12-18 Thread linux fan
On 12/18/09, Pixel 73 wrote: trim the '' quoted text to just the part want to resond to == == grep '/lib.*/crt[1in].*succeeded' dummy.log is: attempt to open /bin/../lib/gcc/i686-pc-linux-gnu/4.1.2/../../../crt1.o succeeded attempt to

Re: How to script automate unTAR of packages

2009-12-28 Thread linux fan
On 12/28/09, Mikie wrote: I have difficulty understanding *why* you want to do this mass extraction. It's that much less typing. For least typing, jhalfs lets you just type make and it does all untarring and building. -- http://linuxfromscratch.org/mailman/listinfo/lfs-support FAQ:

Re: Stuck at 5.7.1

2010-01-10 Thread linux fan
On 1/9/10, Abhinav Chaturvedi wrote: So I guess I am looking for someone to tell me - perhaps reassure me - that I could build my own shareable (on a disk) distro that could compete (outperform?) standard linux distros. I understand I would need to do other stuff - like arrange for an

Re: 70-persistent-net.rules not created

2010-01-12 Thread linux fan
On 1/12/10, jmsc...@setex.ipcallback.com jmsc...@setex.ipcallback.com wrote: so, in the name of progress, i like to solict advice on what to do next, LFS-6.4 and earlier had: for NIC in /sys/class/net/* ; do INTERFACE=${NIC##*/} udevadm test --action=add --subsystem=net $NIC done I wonder

Re: 70-persistent-net.rules not created

2010-01-12 Thread linux fan
On 1/12/10, jmsc...@setex.ipcallback.com jmsc...@setex.ipcallback.com wrote: not clear that adding --subsystem would force INTERFACE to be exported to Hmm, Output of ls -d /sys/class/net/* /sys/class/net/eth0 /sys/class/net/lo Output of ls -dl /sys/class/net/* lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 0

Re: 70-persistent-net.rules not created

2010-01-12 Thread linux fan
On 1/12/10, linux fan wrote: Just experimenting ... It almost seems like export/import is fouled up. The following block should print: bar .. foo= echo 'echo $foo' fubar chmod 755 fubar foo=bar ./fubar echo .$foo. -- http://linuxfromscratch.org/mailman/listinfo/lfs-support FAQ: http

Re: Kernel panic - not syncing: No init found. Try passing init= option to kernel

2010-01-24 Thread linux fan
On 1/24/10, Rambabu Dasari babu4...@gmail.com wrote: Hi all, I am trying to build Linux from Scratch(LFS), while booting the kernel throughing the following error. [4.586704] Warning: unable to open an initial console. [4.592188] Failed to execute /init 6.2.1. Creating Initial

Re: Step 6.7. Linux-2.6.30.2 API Headers [Error]

2010-01-27 Thread linux fan
On 1/27/10, Andrew Benton b3n...@gmail.com wrote: On 27/01/10 19:13, Justin P. Mattock wrote: does your home directory have the proper permissions? i.g. chown name:name /home/name In LFS we compile in $LFS/sources which should have been chown lfs when you created the user lfs I tested

Re: Step 6.7. Linux-2.6.30.2 API Headers [Error]

2010-01-27 Thread linux fan
On 1/27/10, Justin P. Mattock justinmatt...@gmail.com wrote: Oops.. I didn't really follow the book step by step. The best results are by following the book instructions. Especially in chapter 6 those first steps must be done correctly: Set $LFS correctly Preparing Virtual Kernel File Systems

Re: SATA support in Linux kernel's menuconfig

2010-02-08 Thread linux fan
On 2/8/10, Andrew Benton b3n...@gmail.com wrote: On 08/02/10 15:04, Ken Moffat wrote: Indeed. I was wrong. They do work with libata. They were older machines that were working fine so I avoided the headache of altering their kernel configs. My first couple of attempts at getting libata to

Re: BLFS-6.4RC1 or any

2010-02-17 Thread linux fan
On 2/17/10, Randy McMurchy ra...@linuxfromscratch.org wrote: If the community's expectations are that we have the most current release of every package in the most recent BLFS book, then the expectations are too high and are unreasonable. I agree. I think the most important thing is that

Re: Bash prompt in X-Windows

2010-02-23 Thread linux fan
On 2/23/10, Andrew Benton b3n...@gmail.com wrote: Do you source /etc/profile in ~/.bashrc? Not the perfect answer, but it led to the answer. Actually, /etc/bashrc should be sourced in ~/.bashrc and it was, but I had missed creating /etc/bashrc in The Bash Shell Startup Files, and /etc/bashrc: #

Setclock - no link - bootscripts

2010-02-23 Thread linux fan
Is it just me, or why does bootscripts no longer create setclock link /etc/rc.d/rcsysinit.d/S25setclock ? -- http://linuxfromscratch.org/mailman/listinfo/lfs-support FAQ: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/faq.html Unsubscribe: See the above information page

Re: Setclock - no link - bootscripts

2010-02-23 Thread linux fan
On 2/23/10, Bruce Dubbs bruce.du...@gmail.com wrote: linux fan wrote: Is it just me, or why does bootscripts no longer create setclock link /etc/rc.d/rcsysinit.d/S25setclock ? It was removed about nine months ago because it is set by udev. ... supposed to be set by udev ... But why, on my

Re: partition sizes

2010-03-04 Thread linux fan
On 2/16/10, Ken Moffat zarniwhoo...@googlemail.com wrote: I tend to use 5GB or less for a desktop system. If you plan to build *all* of gnome, or *all* of kde, that probably isn't enough space, but in my case I'd probably put /boot (100MB is big), swap if any, and 2 or 3 versions of '/' on

Re: my kernel won't recognize ide drives

2010-03-18 Thread linux fan
On 3/18/10, Andrew Benton b3n...@gmail.com wrote: On 18/03/10 19:24, Scott Kopel wrote: So the question is what kernel configuration changes do I have to make to get the kernel to recognize my ide drives? I have old system with IDE drives and addon cards for sata dirves. The systems sees tht

Re: write error with new version of tar

2010-03-19 Thread linux fan
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 head --version head (GNU coreutils) 8.4

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: 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 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

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: Which chipset for USB?

2010-03-23 Thread linux fan
On 3/23/10, Simon Geard delga...@ihug.co.nz wrote: On Mon, 2010-03-22 at 11:39 -0700, brown wrap wrote: I tried that. NO inputs work. Not USB or PS/2 mouse and old XT keyboard. Ok, that's something. If no input devices work, that might point to options under HID Devices not being enabled (HID

Re: Which chipset for USB?

2010-03-23 Thread linux fan
On 3/23/10, linux fan linuxscra...@gmail.com wrote: -- brown pastebin sys.log has http://pastebin.com/EGZYEdMe Mar 16 22:46:27 guajome-dome kernel: [9.460024] ehci_hcd :00:04.1: Unlink after no-IRQ? Controller is probably using the wrong IRQ. Someone

Re: grub2: error: fiel not found

2010-03-25 Thread linux fan
On 3/24/10, Ken Moffat zarniwhoo...@googlemail.com wrote: I've finally got round to trying to install grub2 on one of my boxes. I messed with grub2 a little. I tried the 'kernel /core.img' method to get to grub2 from legacy. 'set' shows the settings somewhat like bash. 'set pager=1' ... I

Re: grub2: error: fiel not found

2010-03-25 Thread linux fan
On 3/25/10, Ken Moffat zarniwhoo...@googlemail.com wrote: 2. From somewhere, the prefix is set to (hd0,15)/boot/grub. I've no idea where this is set, and trying to set it at the start of grub.cfg didn't work. So, I've created that path for it - mkdir /boot/boot ln -s ../grub

Re: Problems with HAL

2010-03-26 Thread linux fan
On 3/25/10, Andrew Benton b3n...@gmail.com wrote: HAL is not part of LFS, you should direct questions about things in BLFS to blfs-supp...@linuxfromscratch.org I configure HAL with --disable-console-kit \ --disable-policy-kit Otherwise new hal expects them and if they

Re: kdebaseworkspace-4.4.2-help required

2010-04-12 Thread linux fan
On 4/12/10, lux-integ lux-in...@btconnect.com wrote: could this be related and does anyone have any ideas for swift resolution I don't have libxklavier and it built. Going off topic: I don't like the giant balloon tooltips over the panel. I like it better with this patch for kdelibs even

Re: kdebaseworkspace-4.4.2-help required

2010-04-14 Thread linux fan
On 4/14/10, lux-integ lux-in...@btconnect.com wrote: On Tuesday 13 April 2010 07:53:42 pm Trent Shea wrote: Also, /opt/kde/share/apps/cmake/modules/FindX11.cmake which gets installed by kdelibs - not really sure if both files get used... all to no avail. I do not know if the 'name' used is

Re: Glibc fails to make. (error 2)

2010-05-20 Thread linux fan
On 5/20/10, Kyle Brennan kyle_b...@live.com wrote: though. I did work in the sources directory. I got to GLibC and it ran for about 45 minutes and then it threw this error at me: make: *** [all] Error 2 It just came out of the /mnt/lfs/sources/glibc-2.11.1 directory. which Wouldn't it be

Re: chapter 6.16: configure: error: in `/sources/gcc-build/i686-pc-linux-gnu/libgcc':, ... C preprocessor /lib/cpp fails sanity check

2010-05-25 Thread linux fan
On 5/25/10, mhenriqu...@terra.cl wrote: just to bother, the book mention something about that somewhere?, do I miss something... Ch 5.3. General Compilation Instructions has an *Important* note to delete the unpacked-source and build directories after installing unless otherwise specified.

Re: chapter 6.16: configure: error: in `/sources/gcc-build/i686-pc-linux-gnu/libgcc':, ... C preprocessor /lib/cpp fails sanity check

2010-05-26 Thread linux fan
On 5/26/10, Simon Geard delga...@ihug.co.nz wrote: I can't really see how things can be improved (short of blinking red text on *every* page), but it does seem like half the problems we deal with are from people not following it. Are people not even reading that entire General Compilation

Re: How to Improve the LFS book

2010-05-27 Thread linux fan
On 5/27/10, JimD. wrote: On this topic, I too had a notion that what I call Lab Notes would have been an improvement and perhaps call users attention to important procedures. I like that. In the BLFS book, each package has user notes that link to a wiki page if it exists. Those are not even

Re: LFS-6.6, Stage2, glibc, nscd.c:442

2010-05-27 Thread linux fan
On 5/27/10, Paul Rogers paulgrog...@fastmail.fm wrote: [Ken Moffat] getting from a .config that worked in 2.6.18 to one that works in 2.6.32. Particularly, libata [ most ide drives now use libata and therefore /dev/sdXn instead of hdXn ]. [Paul Rogers] Yes, I've seen that in some of the

Re: LFS-6.6, Stage2, glibc, nscd.c:442

2010-05-28 Thread linux fan
On 5/28/10, Paul Rogers paulgrog...@fastmail.fm wrote: gcc package for that __stack_chk_guard variable, assuming it was defined there. It's not. Could someone please grep their include directory and let me know where it is defined? I haven't found it on my system. grep -r -c

Re: LFS-6.6, Stage2, glibc, nscd.c:442

2010-05-28 Thread linux fan
On 5/28/10, Ken Moffat zarniwhoo...@googlemail.com wrote: Good advice. I'd actually recommend 'make oldconfig' and then make notes on *everything* that might be questionable, research, then set or not in menuconfig, but that's just a variation - the important thing is not to try to jump

Re: LFS-6.6, Stage2, glibc, nscd.c:442

2010-05-29 Thread linux fan
On 5/29/10, Paul Rogers paulgrog...@fastmail.fm wrote: Since I cut and paste the book instructions into my build script template, albeit with ample instruction and organization for use in cloning the system too, I can provide them for the Stage 1 2 builds of gcc and glibc, if it would help to

Re: LFS-6.6, Stage2, glibc, nscd.c:442

2010-05-29 Thread linux fan
On 5/29/10, Paul Rogers paulgrog...@fastmail.fm wrote: No fun. 1.4GHz P-3, 512MB. Besides, as I wrote, I really want to have a clean migration path. Maybe 6.1 to 6.6 is too far a jump, but it matched the HSR with the exception of kernel version. Besides I rather think the LiveCD starts

Re: LFS-6.6, Stage2, glibc, nscd.c:442

2010-05-31 Thread linux fan
On 5/31/10, Bruce Dubbs bruce.du...@gmail.com wrote: You don't have any standing to 'expect' anything from us. You can suggest, but with your attitude, my reaction is to push back and say no, even if that's wrong. -- Bruce I support and congratulate Paul Roger's package management

Re: LFS-6.6, Stage2, glibc, nscd.c:442

2010-05-31 Thread linux fan
On 5/31/10, x2...@lycos.com x2...@lycos.com wrote: Most of the posters with problems do seem to have, for whatever reason, strayed from the path of righteousness and not followed the book closely enough. Quoth the creator: Gerard: Read the book we wrote for our users. But, don’t be

Re: Blfs X-Window (lfs scratch 6.3)

2010-06-01 Thread linux fan
On 6/1/10, David Expósito david.sa...@gmail.com wrote: /usr/lib/libXfont.so: undefined reference to `ft_isdigit' collect2: ld returned 1 exit status In newer versions of Freetype2, the ft_isdigit macro has been removed. When building libXfont-1.2.8 in ch. 23.8 Xorg-Libraries you were supposed

Re: LFS-6.6, Stage2, glibc, nscd.c:442

2010-06-01 Thread linux fan
On 6/1/10, Baho Utot baho-u...@columbus.rr.com wrote: Volunteers welcomed. I'll volunteer...I can mess up anything :) I am going to try it again as I am a gluten for punishment. From one punishment lubber 't another: Consider using the HSR that are now in LFS-DEV for your testing. The

Re: lfs-6.6 booting on my vmware!, but allays checking consistence of sda1

2010-06-02 Thread linux fan
On 6/2/10, linux fan linuxscra...@gmail.com wrote: system, /etc/sysconfig/clock had UTC=1. As a consequence, timestamps were in the past. Or would that be in the future. My timezone is America/New_York in /etc/localtime. -- http://linuxfromscratch.org/mailman/listinfo/lfs-support FAQ: http

Re: Being a trailer

2010-06-02 Thread linux fan
On 6/2/10, Paul Rogers paulgrog...@fastmail.fm wrote: To be a proper trailer you need to have a system with ONLY the minimum requirements for the book. Otherwise you aren't proving building will work with only those. I don't think you will find any volunteers to perform the intricate and

Re: LFS-6.6, Stage2, glibc, nscd.c:442

2010-06-02 Thread linux fan
On 6/2/10, Mike McCarty mike.mcca...@sbcglobal.net wrote: Paul Rogers wrote: I reported it doesn't work with 6.1, that's as close as I had. And the response I got was, paraphrasing, use 6.3, it's known to work. There seemed to be a complete lack of recognition of it being a problem with the

Re: LFS-6.6, Stage2, glibc, nscd.c:442

2010-06-02 Thread linux fan
On 6/2/10, Danny Engelbarts d.engelba...@gmail.com wrote: ... a 6.3 system is required than the book should state 6.3 until proven otherwise. That is just exactly what the DEV book now requires. Unfortunately, now we don't get to find out exactly why the original problem undefined reference

Re: LFS-6.6, Stage2, glibc, nscd.c:442

2010-06-02 Thread linux fan
On 6/2/10, Bruce Dubbs bruce.du...@gmail.com wrote: The version of glibc within chroot certainly should support ssp but the two reports we have didn't seem to find it automatically. Others cannot duplicate the problem. If we had consistent errors on most builds, we could fix it. Could

Re: LFS-6.6, Stage2, glibc, nscd.c:442

2010-06-04 Thread linux fan
On 6/4/10, Paul Rogers paulgrog...@fastmail.fm wrote: So the problem was the Chapter 5 gcc? I'm not sure that follows. Seems to. Intending to attempt to duplicate __stack_chk_guard error in chapter 6 while building lfs-6.6 from lfs-6.1.1 ... The theory being that the host gcc/glibc ideal

Re: LFS-6.6, Stage2, glibc, nscd.c:442

2010-06-04 Thread linux fan
On 6/4/10, linux fan linuxscra...@gmail.com wrote: So the problem was the Chapter 5 gcc? I'm not sure that follows. Seems to. ... I decide to break out of it, and try something ... This diff in commands = --- /mnt/lfs/jhalfs

Re: LFS-6.6, Stage2, glibc, nscd.c:442

2010-06-07 Thread linux fan
# Hack to solve glibc __stack_chk_guard cross compile ( 2.4 :) # this schpeel in LFS-6.6 ch5 gcc-pass1 and ch5 gcc-pass2 after unpack: glibc=$(ls /lib/libc-*.so) read j1 v[0] v[1] v[2] j2 ${glibc//[-.]/ } if (( v[0] 2 )) || (( v[1] 4 )) [ -f gcc/configure ]; then # kick it sed -i -e '/#

Re: LFS-6.6, Stage2, glibc, nscd.c:442

2010-06-08 Thread linux fan
On 6/8/10, Andrew Benton b3n...@gmail.com wrote: shouldn't that be if (( ${v[0]} 2 )) (( ${v[1]} 4 )) or maybe (( v[0] == 2 )) (( v[1] 4 )) ... bash (( allowed me to omit $ and {} around variables/arrays )) But in the target lfs-6.6, glibc 2.4 is true, so the test isn't even needed.

Re: LFS-6.6, Stage2, glibc, nscd.c:442

2010-06-08 Thread linux fan
On 6/8/10, Andrew Benton b3n...@gmail.com wrote: so the whole thing can be reduced to: v=($(ls /lib/libc-*.so | sed 's/[.-]/ /g')) [ (( ${v[1]} 2 )) (( ${v[2]} 4 )) ] sed -i '/k prot/agcc_cv_libc_provides_ssp=yes' ../gcc-4.5.0/gcc/configure [ $(ls /lib/libc-*.so \ | sed 's/[.-]/

Re: live and learn

2010-06-08 Thread linux fan
I haven't read where piper.guy confirmed that bash is installed or that if bash is not installed, that changing the link to point to bash won't help. -- http://linuxfromscratch.org/mailman/listinfo/lfs-support FAQ: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/faq.html Unsubscribe: See the above

Re: live and learn

2010-06-09 Thread linux fan
have looked something like this: mount LABEL=BACK_UPS /back_ups mount /dev/[bla-bla] /mnt cd /mnt R-M-minus-R-star (you never write that in a post) rsync -aH --numeric-ids /back_ups/LFS-6-2/root_fs/back_up.0/. /mnt/ More info on these rsync snapshots in case anyone is curious is here http://linux

Re: Cannot execute grub-install

2010-06-17 Thread linux fan
On 6/17/10, Michael Vahl mvah...@bib.h-brs.de wrote: Any other suggestions? Without knowing anything, maybe outputs would give somebody a clue: ls -ld /boot/grub grep sda /etc/fstab sudo /sbin/fdisk -l /dev/sda date sudo /usr/sbin/grub-mkdevicemap ls -l /boot/grub/device.map : ... date

Re: A Kernel patch overview?

2010-06-20 Thread linux fan
On 6/20/10, Paul Rogers paulgrog...@fastmail.fm wrote: Is there someplace where someone writes about what's new in kernel patches? New and removed features, considerations about implementation, etc.? Someplace where we can see what's in it, whether it has anything for us or not? Kernel

Re: A typo in the wget-list

2010-06-22 Thread linux fan
On 6/22/10, Mike McCarty mike.mcca...@sbcglobal.net wrote: Philippe Delavalade wrote: http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net//expect/expect-5.44.1.15.tar.bz2 That may be a typo, but it shouldn't affect the download. URLs are permitted repeated slashes. That's what I was going to say ... but

Re: MySQL and More Control/Package Users Package Mgmt

2010-06-24 Thread linux fan
On 6/24/10, Timothy Rice t.r...@ms.unimelb.edu.au wrote: It occurred to me that maybe once mysql is installed, info can then use mysql to, say, manage a database of entries, or something. Pure conjecture, but if true, it could explain why dir would need to be rebuilt. However, nothing I've

Re: LFS 6.6 Chapter 2, Preparing a New Partition

2010-07-03 Thread linux fan
On 7/3/10, PRAKHAR gaur prakhar_aaid...@hotmail.com wrote: Dear All, I already have a 50 GB partition, which I had created while, Installing the host Operating System(Debian 5.0.5). Do I need to partition it again, its a ext3 fs. Or I can directly mount it in /mnt/lfs?, as its already

Re: LFS 6.6 Chapter 2, Preparing a New Partition

2010-07-03 Thread linux fan
On 7/3/10, Ken Moffat zarniwhoo...@googlemail.com wrote: destination LFS system. I think 12 GB is a good size. 5GB is a little too small if many things will be installed (a typical desktop system with lots of goodies). I shudder to think about what you are using to fill that up ;) I'm

Re: LFS (Version SVN-20100529) - 5.9. Binutils-2.20.1 - Pass 2

2010-07-03 Thread linux fan
On 7/3/10, Andrew Benton b3n...@gmail.com wrote: If using bash a simple: #!/bin/bash -e set +h at the top of the script works, bails on any error Or set -e A few package maintainers manage to return 0 success from configure even when the configure fails. These may be rare or nonexistent

Re: Moving to JHALFS [WAS: Overwhelming Binutils Test Failures [info added] ]

2010-07-17 Thread linux fan
On 7/17/10, Dan McGhee beesn...@grm.net wrote: 3. Can I shutdown if I put a breakpoint in the makefile call? Yes, but ... ... like driving a racing car around a track at 190 MPH, if you really know what you are doing, you'll make it most of the time. But if you don't really know what you are

Re: My New JHALFS Build is Gone...Missing...Not There

2010-07-18 Thread linux fan
On 7/18/10, Dan McGhee beesn...@grm.net wrote: I've started again and that's the way I ran make except that, again, I want it to stop after Ch. 6 so I ran make mk_CHROOT NOT: make mk_CHROOT make BREAKPOINT=mk_CHROOT If you want it to stop after finishing target mk_CHROOT BREAKPOINT is all

Re: Hit a Speed Bumps with Grub 2

2010-07-20 Thread linux fan
On 7/20/10, Dan McGhee beesn...@grm.net wrote: The speed bumps that I mention in the grammatically incorrect subject line have grown to a mountain range higher than the Himalayas. With grub 2, the first thing to do is panic. Done. The second thing is don't panic. 1. Review the grub-0.97

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