Gentoo Archives: gentoo-amd64

From: Qian Qiao <qian.qiao@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] 2005.1 installcd mini can't be used as rescue cd ?
Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2005 12:34:00
Message-Id: c3d5f3800510310430r7211094cwe82376a955f730e9@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: [gentoo-amd64] 2005.1 installcd mini can't be used as rescue cd ? by Mihai Rusu
On 10/31/05, Mihai Rusu <dizzy@×××××.net> wrote:
> Hi there > > This might be just something stupid I'm missing but here it goes: > after installing "another" OS these days I needed the usual trick to > boot my gentoo hdd partition from a gentoo x86_64 cd kernel and run > grub-install (the "other" OS overwrittes the MBR at installation). > > As usual I try to boot a mini x86_64 gentoo installcd like: > gentoo-nofb root=/dev/hda2 noinitrd > > This works well with 2005.0 (and the older images I have tried, even > when I was running x86) but does not with 2005.1. It seems to ignore > "noinitrd" parameter and still load it and continue the normal cd > booting sequence instead of mounting my hdd partition as root after the > kernel boot :( > > Any hints ?
Even then, you can still mount /dev/hda2, then chroot into it, and finish your grub installation, can't you? :) -- Joe -- There are 3 kinds of people in the world: Those who can count, and those who can't. -- gentoo-amd64@g.o mailing list

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Re: [gentoo-amd64] 2005.1 installcd mini can't be used as rescue cd ? Mihai Rusu <dizzy@×××××.net>