Re: [debian-knoppix] Running the compressed iso from hd: does it have to be /KNOPPIX/KNOPPIX ?
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Am Samstag, 9. August 2003 19:42 schrieb Dirk Eddelbuettel:
> On Sat, Aug 09, 2003 at 07:31:03PM +0200, Fabian Franz wrote:
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> > Am Samstag, 9. August 2003 18:00 schrieb Dirk Eddelbuettel:
> > > I have Knoppix (or rather my remastered Quantian variant) running
> > > straight from the compressed image on a laptop which happened to have a
> > > spare partition; this works just fine.
> > >
> > > But is there a cheatcode I should know to do the same without using a
> > > top-level /KNOPPIX directory? In other words, can I somehow tell lilo
> > > to boot from
> > > /var/local/knoppix-stuff/KNOPPIX/knoppix
> > >
> > > Is that possible?
> > Lilo ?
> > You have to change the initrd ...
> That was my hunch as the code that scans for /KNOPPIX on all /dev/hda
> partitions would probably sit inside of miniroot.gz. [ I was sloppy in my
> terminology -- I mean tell lilo which can tell the initrd/kernel etc pp ]
> > But that would get rather complicated ...
> Ok, never mind then. Thanks for the cluebat, though :)
hm, you can take a look at my latest tohd, toram / fromhd patch ...
That should give you the idea ...
You just have to leave the copying out ... :-))
And give more than the partition on cmdline ...
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