Re: booting a debootstraped filesystem?
On Sun, Jun 08, 2003 at 06:57:55PM -0500, Graham Wilson wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 08, 2003 at 07:31:39PM -0400, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > On Mon, Jun 09, 2003 at 01:06:24AM +0200, Henning Moll wrote:
> > > On Saturday 07 June 2003 19:55, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > > > linux root=/dev/root rootflags=/path/to/chroot rootfstype=hostfs rw
> > >
> > > Hmm, i tried this with a 'real' boot using grub. but it only leads to a
> > > kernel panic. Before i will go deeper into this: Is it possible that way?
> > I don't understand what you mean. You tried to boot the system using grub,
> > or you used UML? The two approaches are mutually exclusive.
> it sounds like he tried it with a regular kernel (non-uml), but i
> suspect that wouldnt work, insce hostfs seems like a uml-only thing.
Ah, yes. He'll need to install the user-mode-linux package and execute the
command line I gave above.