Subject: Re: root on cardbus devices, a fix...
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Wolfgang Rupprecht <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/23/2000 12:02:50
email@example.com (Jason Thorpe) writes:
> PR kern/9247 describes a problem where cardbus devices cannot be used as
> the root device because the cardbus code uses threads to do card discovery,
> and those threads don't run until after the root file system has been mounted.
Hayakawa Koichi pointed me at a different trick that might also be of
interest for mounting a rootfs on a cardbus device. Setting the 0x1
flag causes the cardbus-ethernet attach to occur before the rootfs
needs to be selected.
cardslot* at cbb? flags 0x0001
With this and -current of 12/20/1999 I could mount an NFS root on a
d-link cardbus tulip board.
Wolfgang Rupprecht <firstname.lastname@example.org>
DGPS signals via the Internet http://www.wsrcc.com/wolfgang/gps/dgps-ip.html