[Linux-ia64] kernel panic on root mount / EFI cant see

From: Jared Egolf <jegolf_at_yahoo.com>
Date: 2001-11-17 08:42:35
Thank you very much for your reply.  I did double check and
I am having this problem on a system where the partition
type is set to 'ef'.  It doesn't seem to matter which
partition type I attempt to use.
-- Jared Egolf

> From: Bdale Garbee <bdale@gag.com>
> Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2001 17:47:42 -0700

> jegolf@yahoo.com (Jared Egolf) writes:

>> Using Redhat 7.2 and in the past 7.1, I cannot configure
>> the /boot/efi partition with such a type definition that
>> EFI will recognize the file-system and thus use it for
>> booting purposes.

> FYI, it appears the defined partition type for EFI FAT is
'ef', and for 
> EFI GPT it's 'ee'.  Debian currently requires that you
use 'ef'.

> Modern versions of fdisk, cfdisk, et al know these
types...

> Bdale


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Received on Fri Nov 16 13:42:43 2001

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