Re: howto boot alpha via SRM without supported SCSI controller
On Fri, Oct 22, 2004 at 02:51:42PM +0200, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> Norbert Preining <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Thanks for the suggestion. I decided to take this route, put a small IDE
> > disk into the machine, and only get aboot, kernel and root-fs from
> > there. Anyting else will be done from SCSI disks.
> There is no problem having the root fs on the SCSI disks. Just pass
> root=/dev/sdXX to the kernel.
If you do this, I'd suggest putting swap space on the unused portion of the
IDE. That way, you won't have I/O contention for swapping.