L4Linux bootprompt question

Adam Lackorzynski adam at os.inf.tu-dresden.de
Sat Feb 12 19:34:37 CET 2005

On Sat Feb 12, 2005 at 11:25:29 -0600, Jayesh Salvi wrote:
> I stumbled upon this root=1:0 problem mentioned up in the thread. My
> ext3 root file system is installed on /dev/hda6, from the devices.txt
> file mentioned above I got that 1:0 stands for RAMdisk and for /dev/hda6
> I will have to put 3:6. It worked (with the help of RAMdisk provided on

You can also write /dev/hda6 directly. The major:minor way is just
another way expressing this.

> l4linux download page).. However now I have come to know that there is
> no passing around compilation of L4Linux and L4Env, because the ram disk
> is designed for and it looks for /lib/ which I will
> need to build myself.

The ramdisk is not designed for any specific Linux version.  As long as
the system does not need any kernel modules the ramdisk should just
work. What's your problem?

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