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Re: debian-installer on oldworld -- how-to ?

On Sunday 07 March 2004 11:43, Simon Vallet wrote:
> I found some vmlinux+initrd.gz downloads, but I don't know what to do
> with it ? I tried booting the provided vmlinux with quik, specifying
> initrd=<path_to_initrd.gz> on the command-line : it boots fine, but
> all I get is my normal prompt. I suspect this is because I also
> specified root=<current_root_device>, but I had no idea which other
> root device I could use...

root=/dev/ram is probably what you wanted.

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