Module arguments

Frank Mehnert fm3 at os.inf.tu-dresden.de
Thu Oct 13 11:20:57 CEST 2005


Hi Marcel,

On Thursday 13 October 2005 11:10, Marcel Selhorst wrote:
> I have a problem regarding the loading of modules:
> If I want to load a module and put the regarding entry into the menu.lst
> including parameters for the module, the module cannot be found in the
> memory.
>
> For example, I have the entry:
>
> 	module (nd)/hddencrypter --with-password-dialog
> or
> 	module (nd)/ramdisk --with-password-dialog
>
> (the --with-password-dialog is an argument, which forces GRUB to prompt for
> a password and afterwards replaces the --with-password-dialog with a new
> parameter --password='xxx'. This is needed for the harddisc encrypter in
> order to get the password for decrypting the configuration file).
>
> But whenever I put a parameter behind a module, the loader isn't able to
> locate the entry inside the memory (probably because it compares the whole
> string?).
>
> l4lx    | l4env_rd_path: ramdisk
> l4lx    | Loading: ramdisk
> bmodfs  | [B.2] generic_fprov/examples/bmodfs/dm.c:135:dm_open():
> bmodfs  |  Error: Object 'ramdisk' not found!
> l4lx    | Couldn't load RAM disk from fprov!
>
>
> Are there any ideas on how to solve this?

Please would you post your complete menu.lst GRUB entry?

Frank
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