Re: Expeiment with a simple boot?

From: Helge Hafting (
Date: Wed Dec 11 2002 - 05:16:48 EST

Matt Young wrote:
> Using 2.5.50 is there a boot procedure such as:
> Turn off DEVFS and INITRDFS then specify the root device with major and minor
> numbers in the linux command line, (using grub)

Sure. You don't need devfs to boot. And you don't need any
initrd either, of course. Just compile the drivers for your root disk
and your root fs into the kernel instead of using modules for them.
I never used an initrd - no need.

I do this with lilo all the time, as I haven't looked at grub.

Helge Hafting
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