On Wed, Feb 05, 2003 at 12:12:03AM +0100, Guido Guenther wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 05, 2003 at 09:39:30AM +1100, Andrew Clausen wrote:
> > It was blindly copying from the environment variable a string
> > looking like dksc(0,1,2). This should be translated (somehow)
> > to something looking like /dev/sdb1. This would have to be
> > done after the hard disk probes.
> If you set OSLoadPartition=/dev/sda1 (or whatever) - it allows you to
> boot from hard disk without any boot loader involved.
Huh? The firmware uses something looking like OSLoadPartition=dksc(0,1,2),
> If you have a
> bootloader (which is only true for IP22 ) it sets up the kernels
> commandline properly anyway - so where's the problem? nfsroot?
The problem is the firmware (on my IP27, anyway) uses a different
form to Linux for OSLoadPartition. OSLoadPartition tells the
firmware / bootloader (sash here) where to find the kernel.