ctrl-alt-f2 does not get prompt
- Subject: ctrl-alt-f2 does not get prompt
- From: tim at tim-richardson.net (Tim Richardson)
- Date: Mon, 04 Feb 2008 18:40:09 +0100
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I've read the man pages and the wiki, but I can't get a working image. I
lh_config -b usb-hdd -p gnome-core user-setup -m
http://ftp.debian.org/debian/ -d unstable
but it doesn't work. If I go into chroot/home I see an empty directory.
chroot/etc/passwd does not have a user called 'live' or 'casper'
starting via qemu eventually gets to this error:
/bin/sh: can't access tty; job control turned off
I realise this is a developers' mailing list, but if someone had time to
give me a lh_config example that worked, it would be good.
user-setup says it is frozen at version 1.17 in testing, by the way.
On Mon, 2008-02-04 at 11:06 +0100, Daniel Baumann wrote:
> Tim Richardson wrote:
> > I saw those posts already. I don't understand something, I guess.
> jup :)
> > I am building the image on a machine running sid.
> > user-setup is not a dependency of live-helper, but after reading those
> > posts I installed it anyway.
> first, the host distribution doesn't matter at all. we are speaking of
> the distributin you are *building*.
> user-setup is used at runtime to create the user account, that is why
> user-setup has to be installed in the chroot (and why it's useless to
> install it on your host distribution).
Tim Richardson tim at tim-richardson.net
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