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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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