[syslinux] How to delay before mounting root filesystem

Velu Erwan erwan at seanodes.com
Tue Jan 25 06:16:46 PST 2005

> My kernel was compiles with scsi and usb support built-in. My problem
> now is i can't mount my root filesystem when i tried to boot. kernel
> somehow takes time before being able to recognize my usb as a
> valid scsi device thus displaying
You just have to introduce a sleep (using a dietlib compiled one:
ftp://foobar.math.fu-berlin.de:2121/pub/dietlibc/bin-i386/sleep) into
your initrd (just after the module probing).
Erwan Velu
Consultant - Seanodes SA

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