root file system where
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Tue Oct 29 13:39:01 CET 2002
On Friday 25 October 2002 05:20, Antony Stone wrote:
> On Friday 25 October 2002 8:32 am, OliverArnold at via.com.tw wrote:
> > Hello World,
> > I try to set up a LinuxBIOS System. What i really can not understand is
> > the following: When I Flash the root filesystem into the BIOS Flash rom,
> > where do i tell the kernel to mount it? How does that work?
> If you mean you are putting a kernel into Disk On Chip, along with a root
> filing system as well, then the answer is that the root fs should be on
You can also mount a root image on ramdisk. You create a ramdisk on boot up
and use loop devices to mount files there. There are many mini linux distros
that do this from floppy, cdrom and cflash.
> If, on the other hand, you are actually only putting the kernel onto flash
> (DoC or some other flash device) then your root fs will still be /dev/hda1
> or wherever you have all your system files (maybe somewhere across a
> Does this tell you what you need ?
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