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bug #30899: Values in default /boot/ boot.cfg not useful for booting

Submitted by:  Lars Noodén <larsnooden>
Submitted on:  Sun 29 Aug 2010 09:30:16 AM UTC  
 
Category: gNewSense 3Severity: 3 - Normal
Item Group: mipselStatus: None
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: None
Open/Closed: Open

Sun 29 Aug 2010 09:30:16 AM UTC, original submission:

The installation process puts a boot.cfg file in /boot
The values in that default will show the Freedo picture and some of the boot process and then hang indefinitely.

The values provided by default, which do not work, are:

title Boot with GNU GRUB2
kernel (wd0,0)/boot/grub.elf
args string-to-work-around-old-pmon-bug

One set of values which boot successfully (based on current partitioning) even they might be undesirable or inefficient,

title gNewSense metad - hda1
kernel (wd0,0)/vmlinux-2.6.32.3-libre1-lemote
initrd (wd0,0)/initrd.img-2.6.32.11-libre1-lemote
args console=tty no_auto_cmd root=/dev/hda1 rootdelay=0

Lars Noodén <larsnooden>

 

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