booting a kernel directly from stage 1/2

Alexander Best arundel at
Sat Feb 19 12:12:42 UTC 2011

On Sat Feb 19 11, Matthew Seaman wrote:
> On 19/02/2011 02:47, Alexander Best wrote:
> > but that won't work. i get some numbers and then it says:
> > btx halted or something like that.
> Can't you boot into fixit mode from installation media?  That should
> allow you to repair the boot blocks and make your system bootable again.

sorry if i wasn't clear enough. my system works perfectly normal. all i want
is to avoid running through the booting stage 3 (i.e. running /boot/loader),
because i want to speed up the boot time.


> 	Cheers,
> 	Matthew
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