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Re: New kernel ignores boot arguments

vizi0n (debian-mips) wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I've just finally built myself a new kernel (2.4.31 from linux-mips) and it 
> actually boots. The problem is (and I dont know if anyone has encoutered 
> this before): I see CoLo loading, then the kernel loads BUT it ignores the 
> "execute root=/dev/hda4 console=ttyS0,115200" line from my 
> /boot/default.colo file. If I switch back to my 2.4.27-r5k-cobalt kernel it 
> works (it uses the default.colo arguments). I even tried setting the kernel 
> command line hardcoded into the kernel, and it still does the same thing. 

Add the debian patches as well, one of them implements an altered
command line parsing.

> One more thing, this box was just freshly installed 2 days ago with Sarge 
> (since then I'm having a headache figuring out the new kernel issue because 
> the current one has network connectivity issues)

As described in http://lists.debian.org/debian-mips/2005/07/msg00053.html
you can build and try a hopefully fixed 2.4.27 kernel, so far I got no
response for that mail.


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