Subject: Re: Odd dmesg log messages
To: Stephen Borrill <>
From: Sarton O'Brien <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/10/2007 09:44:34
Stephen Borrill wrote:
> On Thu, 6 Dec 2007, Sarton O'Brien wrote:
>> Takahiro Kambe wrote:
>>> In message <>
>>>     on Wed, 05 Dec 2007 12:40:26 +1100,
>>>     "Sarton O'Brien" <> wrote:
>>>> I think you're after 'bootdev=' as a kernel parameter.
>>>> Well that's what I use.
>>> Thanks.
>>> How can I specify it?
>> If you're not using grub then I believe a facility has been created 
>> for configuring boot parameters within a 'boot.cfg' file ... but alas, 
>> I have no more information that that :(
> boot.cfg won't help here unless you want to specify an option that can 
> be used at the normal boot prompt. bootdev isn't a standard boot(8) option.

If I'd have had to, that would have been my guess but thanks for the 
clarification. I should have checked before the plug.