On Saturday 06 January 2001 23:33, Peter Makholm wrote:
> Russell Coker <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > boot=/dev/ide/host0/bus0/target0/lun0/disc
> > root=/dev/ide/host0/bus0/target0/lun0/part3
> Don't assume devfs! A lot of us uses it, but before our standard
> kernel uses it our lilo package shouldn't assume it unless it is very
> sure that it will work.
The root= entry is derived from /etc/fstab . The boot= entry is derived from
the root= entry in a fashion that has been exhaustingly discussed on this
list already. It works equally well with devfs and with non-devfs.
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