[svlug] Can't get LFS systemd system to boot...

Sarah Newman newmans at sonic.net
Thu Jan 29 21:26:06 PST 2015


On 01/29/2015 08:40 PM, Michael Robinson wrote:
> I'm following LFS-7.6-systemd book.  I get a can't mount unknown-0-0
> when I try to boot the system.  Not sure if the kernel is to blame,
> grub is to blame, or an improper systemd setup is causing the problem.
> The development system has 3 hard drives and an SSD in it, so grub
> configuration is a bit tricky.  I don't want to fry my main fedora
> system with it's own grub for example.  I think when I pop up a boot
> menu and select a different hard drive that this might be problematic.
> Possible that root=/dev/sdc3 doesn't work right because of a drive
> remapping.  What kernel options do I need to be able to use UUIDs
> instead of device names?  Any help troubleshooting the can't boot issue
> very much appreciated ;-)

I think for that you'll need to add an initramfs. The kernel documentation says you can only use
device names or major/minor.

http://man7.org/linux/man-pages/man7/bootparam.7.html
http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/svn/postlfs/initramfs.html






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