kernel compilation error

Adam Ottley aottley at
Mon Nov 19 07:47:45 PST 2001

On November 19, 2001 07:46 am, you wrote:
> what about the root-device coded in the kernel ? if he built on another
> partition (say /dev/hda1) and wanted to start from /dev/hda2, isn't this a
> problem ?

You can pass the new root device as a parameter to the kernel, either in an 
"append=" statement in the lilo entry or at boot time (i.e. type "lfs 
root=/dev/hda2" at the lilo prompt).
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