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Re: kernel ppc 2.6 with root over usb harddisk , root=/dev/sda2

Hello Sven

> booting from an usb device needs an initrd with an extra delay to let the usb
> disk be mounted before trying to continue.

There's a rootdelay=nn option since 2.6.12 or .13. Therefore, an initrd
is no longer required. This works for sure with IEEE1394 (Firewire)
disks, but should also with USB disks.

Example with Firewire:


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