Re: [Linux-ia64] booting? or is this list dead? ;-)

From: Tim Riker <>
Date: 2000-02-09 06:06:16
Note: I can't seem to reach MX from here?

ahhh rescue. Didn't think of that one.
Doesn't the included CD read CD-RW, or at least CD-R? Couln't you have
tested with one of those? That's what we do here and then we ship the
CD-R to mastering.

Also /etc/fstab has /dev/hdc1 in it. ;-( should just be /dev/hdc

David Mosberger wrote:
> >>>>> On Tue, 8 Feb 2000 00:41:15 -0800 (PST), Goutham Rao <> said:
>   Goutham> It will depend on your system configuration... if all you
>   Goutham> have on IDE is the ls120 and CD, then I think the CD would
>   Goutham> be /dev/hdc so you should be able to use "eli <vmlinux>
>   Goutham> root=/dev/hdc"
> Don't forget to specify the "rescue" option---otherwise, the boot will
> get stuck halfway through.  Unfortunately, I wasn't able to document
> this option in README.IA-64 because I didn't know if the CD-ROM is
> actually bootable until we had the master (and then it was too late to
> update the README and make a new master...).
>         --david
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