jsiemes at web
May 7, 2002, 3:03 AM
Post #3 of 3
> I'd like to load a ramdisk with syslinux, but from another disk.
> And I've found this in the syslinux faq:
> "An initrd is loaded from a DOS file if the option "initrd=filename"
> (where filename is the filename of the initrd image; the file must be
> located in the root directory on the boot floppy)"
> But I'd like to replace the floppy, and load a ramdisk file from
> another disk.
> What parameters should I give the kernel? I t've tried many variations
> of initrd, but failed...
You could give syslinux a small initrd to load, and handle the rest
in the initrd itself. So the linuxrc prompts for another disk, and
loads & mounts the disk where suitable. It's a bit of work, but should
do what you want.
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