On 19/09/2016 17:18, Zaphod Beeblebrox wrote: > On Mon, Sep 19, 2016 at 11:27 AM, Allan Jude <allanj...@freebsd.org> wrote: > >> On 2016-09-19 02:45, Zaphod Beeblebrox wrote: >>>> ... which fails because the cd image doesn't contain /boot/grub. I've >>>> tried directing it with -d /isolinux and -g /isolinux/isolinux.cfg ... >>>> but the magic isn't there. >>>> >>>> Frustration. >> >> The earlier instructions for doing the install from the CD, include >> instructions on using grubs interactive interface to poke around and >> find the initramfs and kernel and load them manually. > > > Obviously, since I talked about what was on the disk, I was doing that. > > The problems are that there are several vmlinuz and several initrd.img on > the CD. I've even mounted the cd9660 filesystem and wandered around > reading the files. I have tried the kernel and initrd in /isolinux and in > /live ... they fail to boot with something about "/sbin/init missing" while > iniitrd is still mounted. > > I gather that some set of kernel boot options is what I'm missing, but I > haven't been able to find those yet. took a quick gander at the isolinux configs for debian-live-8.6.0-amd64-standard.iso isolinux/live.cfg says kernel: /live/vmlinuz initrd: /live/initrd.img and to append (kernel arguments): boot=live components quiet splash Live (amd64 failsafe) has append (kernel arguments): boot=live components memtest noapic noapm nodma nomce nolapic nomodeset nosmp nosplash vga=normal
install.cfg suggests kernel: /install/vmlinuz initrd: /install/initrd.gz append (kernel arguments): vga=788 --- quiet Hope that helps. Vince > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-virtualization > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "freebsd-virtualization-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" > _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-virtualization To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-virtualization-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"