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Re: Debian Sarge Installation Manual

On Thu, 29 Jul 2004, Petr Stehlik wrote:
> V ?t, 29. 07. 2004 v 21:56, Geert Uytterhoeven píše:
> > So you should dd the ramdisk image to a spare partition, and use that partition
> > as the root file system.
> Cool. That way 2 MB of ST-RAM could be almost enough. Did I overlook
> this method in the installation guide? What would the bootstrap options
> be in such case?

IIRC it used to be documented, many years ago, when memories (and ramdisks ;-)
were much smaller...

>   root=/dev/hda1 load_ramdisk=0 ?

Looks OK to me (haven't tried it, though).



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org

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