Subject: Re: Rooting from a specified device on a Qube2?
To: Robert Thille <>
From: Soren S. Jorvang <>
List: port-cobalt
Date: 04/16/2002 20:10:47
On Tue, Apr 16, 2002 at 11:05:44AM -0700, Robert Thille wrote:
> Cobalt: bfd /boot/vmlinux.gz root=/dev/hd1a
> Decompressing done
> Executing bootloader kernel...

The firmware is very finicky about command syntax, but I don't
remember enough about the specifics to say what might be wrong
with the above line.

> If I boot without the root=/dev/XXX
> It boots, but wants to root off the wrong device.  If I make the drive I 

You can get around that by using 'bfd blah blah -a'.