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Re: [stable] aboot - support recent kernels, fix build issues

On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 02:45:32PM -0700, Bob Lindell wrote:
>> I'm not aware of any method for reliably detecting the boot device from inside the
>> running system on alpha.

> You could load the srm_env kernel module and look at
> /proc/srm_environment/named_variables/booted_dev.

... which I know of no way to map to a Linux device name.

If I had a way to map between these two naming schemes, I would most
certainly be using it in the installer to change the boot device from CD to
hard drive on the post-install reboot.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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slangasek@ubuntu.com                                     vorlon@debian.org

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