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Re: solution for base-config/cat:: problem

On Apr 09, Chris Lawrence wrote:
> On Apr 09, Eduard Bloch wrote:
> > #include <hallo.h>
> > Raphael Hertzog wrote on Mon Apr 08, 2002 um 11:31:46PM:
> > 
> > > The "cat:: missing command" is an error which someone else already
> > > reported to debian-cd when using the bf24 flavor.
> > 
> > Chris: Please, use ALL arguments from particular syslinux.cfg files. I
> > was able to reproduce this bug. IMHO caused by missing ram_size
> > specification, so the ramdisk-filesystem gets random IO errors, so the
> > dbootstrap_settings file is not written correctly (contains "cat:
> > input/outpur error") and base-config dies while parsing it.
> > 
> > I extracted the rootfs from your image, built an own CD with it (rest
> > was from bf2.4 flavor), and it worked fine.
> I wasn't sure what all the bootargs were for, so I wasn't sure which
> ones were needed (I didn't want to accidentally end up with a disk
> prompt or something).  I'll fix this in debian-cd cvs and update the
> ISO image accordingly.

Indeed, some of the bootargs are downright inappropriate for a
CD... for example, prompt_ramdisk shouldn't be set.

Here's what I've got now:

root=/dev/ram ro initrd=<flavor>.bin ramdisk_size=16384 disksize=1.44 flavor=<flavor>

where <flavor>.bin is disks-1.44/<flavor>/root.bin

The only parameter I'm not sure of: load_ramdisk=1  Do I want this or not?

Chris Lawrence <lawrencc@debian.org> - http://www.lordsutch.com/chris/

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