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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 <preining@logic.at> 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.

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