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.
>> 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
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
append (kernel arguments): vga=788 --- quiet
Hope that helps.
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