-= MVME 2300 boot args=-

Crusman Lionel.TAILLURAT at wanadoo.fr
Sun Jul 30 09:01:49 EST 2000


I resolve the problem with the following Haddrive map :

sda2:  Prep boot partition starting at the first sector of the harddrive.
sda1:  root partition.
sda3:  swap partition.

and all work well.



-----Message d'origine-----
De : Gabriel Paubert <paubert at iram.es>
À : Lionel TAILLURAT <Lionel.TAILLURAT at ecrin.com>
Cc : ppc_mailing_list <linuxppc-embedded at lists.linuxppc.org>
Date : samedi 29 juillet 2000 19:08
Objet : Re: -= MVME 2300 boot args=-

>On Wed, 26 Jul 2000, Lionel TAILLURAT wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I have a full working kernel with VME bus support (thx Gabriel for your
>> patch and your help).
>> The problem now is that I can't have the boot args working !
>> During the configuration of the kernel, I write "root=/dev/sda2
>> console=ttyS0" in the "initial kernel command string" , and only
>> "console=ttyS0" is shown at boot prompt and the kernel don't see my
>> haddrive!
>> If I use the command (in PPCBUG):
>> GEVEDIT bootargs
>> bootargs=root=/dev/sda2 console=ttyS0
>Prepboot still ha to be upgraded to take the arguments from the NVRAM. If
>you wnat to give it a try, it's not that complex,  just that I never fond
>the time to do it. It also still ignores the config option. Sorry...
>Nevertheless for the root device option, the right way to do it would be
>to use the same scheme as the Intel port. You can type make zImage
>ROOTDEV=/dev/sda2 for example. By default, it will automagically (on
>Intel pc) take the current root device which is very convenient.
>> Whats wrong ?
>My code :-(
> Regards,
> Gabriel.

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