FC5 boot off of external usb box : works fine
guess.who at freesurf.fr
Thu Mar 23 21:05:09 UTC 2006
Have update my doc-page --->
FC5 boot off of usb external box.
Have customized few initrd, like one can see at the very end of the page.
Happy if it could help someone :)
Specification : spacialy for motherboard that cant boot off of usb
nativly. Booting from dos .... have a look if you are interesting.
This is the only way to boot, for me !
> Thx Jonathan,
> but this doesn't work for all external box. :(
> I first tried, but have to do what i explained of the link ...
> Jonathan Berry wrote:
>> On 3/21/06, LarryT <guess.who at freesurf.fr> wrote:
>>> Jim Cornette wrote:
>>>> Larry tb wrote:
>>>>> Make a kind of doc there :
>>>> Thanks! I'll give it a shot. There has to be an easier way!
>>> Hi Jim,
>>> did you find some easier way about this ?
>>> Gonna give it a try with the new fc5 ...
>> Uhh, yeah, there is an easier way than editing the raw initrd. I
>> don't remember the command off-hand, but you can run mkinitrd with
>> some extra modules as options (probably the same ones added by hand in
>> the above). Here you go, here is the writeup I did a while back for
>> The mkinitrd command is under step 8.
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