Gentoo Logo
Gentoo Spaceship




Note: Due to technical difficulties, the Archives are currently not up to date. GMANE provides an alternative service for most mailing lists.
c.f. bug 424647
List Archive: gentoo-doc-cvs
Navigation:
Lists: gentoo-doc-cvs: < Prev By Thread Next > < Prev By Date Next >
Headers:
To: gentoo-doc-cvs@g.o
From: "Sven Vermeulen (swift)" <swift@g.o>
Subject: gentoo commit in xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook: hb-install-x86+amd64-bootloader.xml
Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2012 10:31:29 +0000 (UTC)
swift       12/04/22 10:31:29

  Modified:             hb-install-x86+amd64-bootloader.xml
  Log:
  Fix bug #413029 - Reintroduce real_root for genkernel initramfs builds

Revision  Changes    Path
1.25                 xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-x86+amd64-bootloader.xml

file : http://sources.gentoo.org/viewvc.cgi/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-x86+amd64-bootloader.xml?rev=1.25&view=markup
plain: http://sources.gentoo.org/viewvc.cgi/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-x86+amd64-bootloader.xml?rev=1.25&content-type=text/plain
diff : http://sources.gentoo.org/viewvc.cgi/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-x86+amd64-bootloader.xml?r1=1.24&r2=1.25

Index: hb-install-x86+amd64-bootloader.xml
===================================================================
RCS file: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-x86+amd64-bootloader.xml,v
retrieving revision 1.24
retrieving revision 1.25
diff -u -r1.24 -r1.25
--- hb-install-x86+amd64-bootloader.xml	27 Mar 2012 17:47:19 -0000	1.24
+++ hb-install-x86+amd64-bootloader.xml	22 Apr 2012 10:31:29 -0000	1.25
@@ -4,12 +4,12 @@
 <!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
 <!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
 
-<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-x86+amd64-bootloader.xml,v 1.24 2012/03/27 17:47:19 swift Exp $ -->
+<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-x86+amd64-bootloader.xml,v 1.25 2012/04/22 10:31:29 swift Exp $ -->
 
 <sections>
 
-<version>8</version>
-<date>2011-05-09</date>
+<version>9</version>
+<date>2012-04-22</date>
 
 <section>
 <title>Making your Choice</title>
@@ -221,8 +221,6 @@
 <comment># Partition where the kernel image (or operating system) is located</comment>
 root (hd0,0)
 kernel /boot/<keyval id="kernel-name"/> root=/dev/sda3 init=/bin/bb
-<comment># The initrd line is needed when you have built an initramfs (or used genkernel)</comment>
-initrd /boot/<keyval id="genkernel-initrd"/> 
 
 <comment># The next four lines are only if you dualboot with a Windows system.</comment>
 <comment># In this case, Windows is hosted on /dev/sda6.</comment>
@@ -233,6 +231,19 @@
 </pre>
 
 <p>
+If, while building the Linux kernel, you opted to include an initramfs to boot
+from, then you will need to change the configuration by referring to this
+initramfs file and telling the initramfs where your real root device is at:
+</p>
+
+<pre caption="GUB snippet for initramfs-enabled kernel builds">
+title Gentoo Linux <keyval id="kernel-version"/>
+root (hd0,0)
+kernel /boot/<keyval id="kernel-version"/> <i>real_</i>root=/dev/sda3
+<i>initrd /boot/<keyval id="genkernel-initrd"/></i>
+</pre>
+
+<p>
 If you used a different partitioning scheme and/or kernel image, adjust
 accordingly. However, make sure that anything that follows a GRUB-device (such
 as <path>(hd0,0)</path>) is relative to the mountpoint, not the root. In other
@@ -471,8 +482,6 @@
   label=gentoo            <comment># Name we give to this section</comment>
   read-only               <comment># Start with a read-only root. Do not alter!</comment>
   root=/dev/sda3          <comment># Location of the root filesystem</comment>
-<comment># The initrd line is only needed if you built an initramfs (or used genkernel)</comment>
-  initrd=/boot/<keyval id="genkernel-initrd"/>
 
 image=/boot/<keyval id="kernel-name"/>
   label=gentoo.rescue     <comment># Name we give to this section</comment>
@@ -492,6 +501,20 @@
 </note>
 
 <p>
+If, while building the Linux kernel, you opted to include an initramfs to boot
+from, then you will need to change the configuration by referring to this
+initramfs file and telling the initramfs where your real root device is at:
+</p>
+
+<pre caption="LILO snippet for initramfs-enabled kernel builds">
+image=/boot/<keyval id="kernel-name"/>
+  label=gentoo
+  read-only
+  <i>real_</i>root=/dev/sda3
+  <i>initrd=/boot/<keyval id="genkernel-initrd" /></i>
+</pre>
+
+<p>
 If you need to pass any additional options to the kernel, add an
 <c>append</c> statement to the section. As an example, we add the
 <c>video</c> statement to enable framebuffer:





Navigation:
Lists: gentoo-doc-cvs: < Prev By Thread Next > < Prev By Date Next >
Previous by thread:
gentoo commit in xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook: hb-install-x86+amd64-bootloader.xml
Next by thread:
gentoo commit in xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook: hb-install-x86+amd64-bootloader.xml
Previous by date:
gentoo commit in xml/htdocs/doc/en: metadoc.xml
Next by date:
gentoo commit in xml/htdocs/doc/en: gcc-optimization.xml


Updated Jun 30, 2012

Summary: Archive of the gentoo-doc-cvs mailing list.

Donate to support our development efforts.

Copyright 2001-2013 Gentoo Foundation, Inc. Questions, Comments? Contact us.