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Re: raidframe root issue?
Jeff Rizzo <riz%tastylime.net@localhost> writes:
> Trying to set up a dom0 under -current as of yesterday (9.99.87) - after
> some scrambling trying to figure out serial console (haven't figured it
> out entirely yet - this is a 10 year old HP DL160 using the IPMI console
> - I can get kernel serial, and dom0 output, but haven't yet figured out
> a working login tty), I discovered the reason I wasn't getting to
> multiuser with a dom0 kernel is that it wasn't finding the root partition:
> [ 32.1900747] boot device: dk0
> [ 32.1900747] root device (default dk0):
> ...once I sorted out serial console enough to be able to type "raid0a",
> things finished booting. At first, I assumed the relatively new
> "softroot" option was causing the issue, but I see the same behavior
> with "forceroot". Any suggestions for changes I need to make to get
> this machine to boot unattended? I'm currently using the stock
> XEN3_DOM0, but am not averse to rebuilding...
A long time ago on a DOM0 I had a simular problem. I ended up having to
pass root=raid0a in the boot.cfg file. I have since lost what I did as
I have not had to do this in a long time. I note that "man 8 boot" may
provide a hint, however, in the "load" section.
Brad Spencer - brad%anduin.eldar.org@localhost - KC8VKS - http://anduin.eldar.org
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