[Clfs-support] booting from usb stick

mike spam at kleiderschrank51.de
Tue Feb 5 11:50:47 PST 2008

Joe Ciccone wrote:
> mike wrote:
>> hi
>> i've some trouble to boot from usb stick.
>> i use my current kernel and a minimal clfs file system. bootloader is 
>> grub. the kernel is booting but hangs on the point to mount the rootfs 
>> read1 only. grub boots with: kernel /boot/usbkernel-2.6.23   
>> root=/dev/sdb1 vga=791
>> on my laptop the hdd is also a 'scsi' disk and there it boots fine. i 
>> think the kernel is not ready with usb device scanning while mounting 
>> the rootfs ro has started. has any one a idea?
> In the kernel documentation, kernel-parameters.txt, I found a few
> options that might be useful to you.
>         rootdelay=      [KNL] Delay (in seconds) to pause before
> attempting to
>                         mount the root filesystem
thats it. thx.

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