mrmazda at earthlink.net
Wed May 9 05:30:55 UTC 2012
On 2012/05/08 21:41 (GMT-0700) Adam Williamson composed:
> On Wed, 2012-05-09 at 00:07 -0400, Felix Miata wrote:
>> On 2012/05/08 22:31 (GMT-0400) Felix Miata composed:
>> > Where's what dracut wants instead of all it claims is obsolete when I try to
>> > use what's there for F17 installation via an installed Grub Legacy stanza?
>> > e.g.: Use 'ip=<ip>::<gw>:<nm>[:<dev>]'
>> > Is there an extra ":" in there (a typo?)?
>> > e.g.: "FATAL: Please supply bootdev argument for multiple ip= lines"
>> > What on earth does "bootdev argument" mean? What multiple ip= lines?
>> > Why was dns changed to nameserver? That's 7 extra characters, 233% more, in a
>> > context with a short character limit.
>> I finally found http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Dracut/Options, but if it
>> addresses the needs of an HTTP install initiated by Grub, it's too obtuse for
>> me to recognize.
>> This is the latest result of trying:
>> FATAL: Don't know how to handle
> Don't use root=. Use repo= or stage2=. You will note that root= is not
> listed anywhere on Anaconda_Boot_Options. This is intentional.
It pervades http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Dracut/Options. Which is the authority?
>> root= seems to be the missing component, but the doc doesn't seem to tell how
>> to figure out what it needs to be to get an installation started with Grub. :-(
> It's not missing. You should not specify it. I'm not sure about the
> network config specification parameters, sorry.
I only used any root= on the last couple of tries, because using
title Install Fedora 17 - m.u.k.o HTTP (2012/05)
ip=192.168.1.2::192.168.1.1:255.255.255.0 nameserver=192.168.1.1 rd.luks=0
rd.md=0 rd.dm=0 splash=verbose noipv6 enforcing=0 selinux=0 xdriver=radeon
resolution=1152x864 vga=794 nodmraid nofirewire (the end of which gets
truncated because too long)
[35.617391] dracut Warning: Unable to process initqueue
[35.659644] dracut Warning: /dev/root does not exist
Dropping to debug shell.
Is the 05/02 installation kernel or 05/05 initrd.img broken to cause this?
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