cdboot, mfs_root and mount_cd9660
geoffb at chuggalug.clues.com
Wed Jan 21 06:17:45 PST 2004
I have now tried this with a 4.9 /boot and still see the same problem.
I also added the atacontrol binary to my mfs_root and tried detachng the
ata channel with the cd re-attaching and re-initialising it.
I still get the same invalid argument error.
As I can't fix this with atacontrol can I assume the problem is with
the initialisation of the kernel by the loader rather than the loader
leaving the cd in a unknown state?
How is the PXEboot which allows mount_cd9660 to work differ from a no
Moved to stable as I am now 100% 4.x (was using /boot from 5.2 before)
On Tue, Jan 20, 2004 at 10:45:54AM +0000, Geoff Buckingham wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 20, 2004 at 09:23:47AM +0000, Geoff Buckingham wrote:
> > For reasons I wont bore people with, I am trying to produce a bootable CD
> > using /boot from 5.2 (minus kernel and modules) boot a 4.9 kernel and
> > mfs_root.
> > This works fine however once booted trying to mount the iso9660 fs from the
> > CD produces the error:
> > cd9660: /dev/acd0c: Invalid argument
> > booting the same kernel and mfs_root bits from a 4.9 pxeboot via tftp I am able
> > to succesfully mount the same CD on the same hardware (DL 360 G1)
> > Anyone know what I am doing wrong?
> Should add this is a no emulation boot.
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