Subject: Re: root on cardbus devices, a fix...
To: Wolfgang Rupprecht <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/23/2000 19:20:25
On 23 Jan 2000 12:02:50 -0800 
 Wolfgang Rupprecht <> wrote:

 > 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.

Yes, I know that works, but it's not a good general-purpose solution.

In fact, the "flags" hack can go away with my changes.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>