Re: booting without initrd
From: Mark Rustad
Date: Thu Jun 08 2006 - 15:55:11 EST
On Jun 8, 2006, at 9:39 AM, Mark Lord wrote:
Rahul Karnik wrote:
AFAIK Fedora sets up the kernel command line with "root=LABEL=/" in
grub.conf and therefore needs the initrd in order to work correctly.
If you do not want an initrd, then change this to
"root=/dev/<your_disk>" in grub.conf. Note that the reason Fedora
the LABEL is so you can move disks around in your system without a
Heh.. except for people like me, who regularly swap disks around
to boot from different distros, in which case the LABEL=/ continuously
causes nothing but grief until I remember to edit it away.
You would like labels a lot better if you took charge and forced the
labels to be something like "FC4-root", "SLES9-root" etc. rather than
the default "/".
Mark Rustad, MRustad@xxxxxxx
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