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From: Qian Qiao <qian.qiao@...>
Subject: Re: 2005.1 installcd mini can't be used as rescue cd ?
Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2005 12:30:55 +0000
On 10/31/05, Mihai Rusu <dizzy@...> 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

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