[lfs-support] Boot LFS from usb

Baho Utot baho-utot at columbus.rr.com
Tue Jan 8 05:07:42 PST 2013


On 01/08/2013 04:23 AM, Simon Geard wrote:
> On Mon, 2013-01-07 at 19:18 -0500, Baho Utot wrote:
>> I am trying to put LFS on a thumbdrive to use a rescue/fixit system.
>>
>> When I boot it can not find the usb drive and filesystem.  I have the
>> correct filesystem built into the kernel, not as a module
>>
>> I am miising something in my kernel config.
>> This system boots fine from a hard drive, just won't boot when I put it
>> on a thumb drive
>>
>> Any one known what needs to be set in the kernel to allow booting from
>> thumb drive?
> You're booting from a USB device, so the obvious answer would be the USB
> drivers. Are they built in, or modules? In particular, the usb-storage
> module, without which the kernel certainly isn't going to find a USB
> storage device...
>
> Simon.
>
>
I have usb built into the kernel.  I just would like to know if I missed 
something as it won't boot.
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