unable to boot JFS root on Crux 2.7

samwyse samwyse at gmail.com
Thu Dec 1 16:26:27 UTC 2011


CONFIG_JFS_FS=m

Apparently I did not.  :)

To whom should I suggest adding a warning about this in the guide?



On Thu, Dec 1, 2011 at 9:54 AM, Niklas Wennerstrand <niklas at allow.se> wrote:

> Did you complie your kernel with JFS support?
> Niklas
>
> On 1 dec 2011, at 14:24, samwyse <samwyse at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > I only recently discovered Crux, while looking for a small distro to use
> as the basis of a virtual appliance.  I downloaded the ISO, created a VM,
> and followed the directions in the handbook to install.  For some crazy
> reason, I decided to give JFS a try as my root file system.  Unfortunately,
> my disk won't boot.  I can boot from the ISO and mount the disk just fine,
> but the VM's Phoenix BIOS skips over the disk and goes straight to PXE.
> >
> >
> > Here's my lilo.conf:
> > #
> > # /etc/lilo.conf: lilo(8) configuration, see lilo.conf(5)
> > #
> >
> > lba32
> > install=text
> > boot=/dev/sda
> > image=/boot/vmlinuz
> >         label=CRUX
> >         root=/dev/sda1
> >         read-only
> >         append="quiet"
> >
> > # End of file
> >
> >
> > Here's my fstab:
> > #
> > # /etc/fstab: static file system information
> > #
> > # <file system>        <dir>     <type>    <options>              <dump>
> <pass>
> >
> > /dev/sda1              /         jfs       defaults               1
>  1
> > #/dev/#SWAP#           swap      swap      defaults               0
>  0
> > #/dev/cdrom            /cdrom    iso9660   ro,user,noauto,unhide  0
>  0
> > #/dev/dvd              /dvd      udf       ro,user,noauto,unhide  0
>  0
> > #/dev/floppy/0         /floppy   vfat      user,noauto,unhide     0
>  0
> > devpts                 /dev/pts  devpts    defaults               0
>  0
> > none                   /sys      sysfs     defaults               0
>  0
> > none                   /proc     proc      defaults               0
>  0
> > #tmp                   /tmp      tmpfs     defaults               0
>  0
> > #shm                   /dev/shm  tmpfs     defaults               0
>  0
> > #usb                   /proc/bus/usb usbfs defaults               0
>  0
> >
> > # End of file
> >
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