Re: build failure
On Wednesday 21 October 2009, you wrote:
> On Wednesday 21 October 2009, Daniel Baumann wrote:
> > Randy wrote:
> > > I am trying to build a live-kiosk-cd per these instructions
> > > http://jadoba.net/kiosks/firefox/
> > rather than re-inventing the wheel, it would maybe make sense to use
> > directly webconverger, or at least base your work on that. it's the
> > leading state of the art and fully free live-distribution in that area.
> I am not really after a kiosk. What I am really after is a very striped
> down live-cd that only runs iceweasel w/ noscript and a couple of other
> very usefull add-ons. It will be used only for online financial
> > > I have made some changes because some of the lh_ options he uses don't
> > > seam to work with the version I have installed. For instance his
> > > --sections must be --categories to work with my setup.
> > above howto dates back to 2007. live-helper has developed a bit since
> > then... :)
> figured that as the cause why some options had changed.
> I recieved an off list email and the correspondant instructed me thus
> LH_BOOTSTRAP_FLAVOUR="" in file bootstrap , and remove option
> --bootstrap-flavor minimal
> I ran $ lh_clean then $ nano bootstrap and set LH_BOOTSTRAP_FLAVOUR="" as
> instructed and now the build seams to be working.
> > > $ lh_config -d squeeze -a i386 -b iso --debconf-frontend dialog
> > > --debconf- priority low --hostname Banker --username banker
> > > --interactive shell -- bootloader syslinux --bootstrap-flavor minimal
> > > --linux-flavours 686 --hooks "minimal kioskhook" --categories "main"
> > note that squeeze will not boot unless you have live-initramfs 1.157.4-1
> > (for iso), and not yet fixed for usb-hdd images.
> have it.
> > > until the libbz2-1.0... at witch point it returns
> > >
> > > W: Failure while configuring base packages.
> > 'lh config -d squeeze --packages libbz2-1.0 && lh build' works for me
> > (using live-helper and live-initramfs snapshots).
> > so, must be an error on your side. i suggest you follow the 'howto
> > report bugs' guidelines outlined in the manual.
> > > Where might I look for a log file? Or is that an lh_ option I have to
> > > set on the command line?
> > live-helper 1.x does by default not write to a log file.
> How do I get it to write a log?
k, We (me and the build) are at failure again. Much further in the process
though. Still don't know how to make it log, but what is on the console is
P: Begin executing hacks...
update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-2.6.31-2-686
cryptsetup: WARNING: could not determine root device form /etc/fstab
P: Begin unmounting filesystem.....
The process has done; localization packages, chroot local patches, local
hooks, executing hooks. The next P: is listed above.
I looked at /home/user/work-dir/chroot/etc/fstab and it contains
# UNCONFIGURED FSTAB FOR BASE SYSTEM
no wonder it can't find root device.
Part of the reason for my endevors is to learn more about how a live-system
works. If that means some reinventing, well...
Having watched the process it seams that in the way I have it setup it is
executing the steps out of order somehow. Is the order of the lh_config -
options on the command line important to the order of execution during the
If it ain't broke tweek it