[syslinux] Syslinux with two-disk set (boot+root )

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Thu Aug 22 18:09:24 PDT 2002

Mike Jones wrote:
>>You realize that the prompt_ramdisk isn't an initrd, right?  You're
>>definitely not using the same options, since the initrd= command isn't a
>>lilo option at all, and you're evidently specifying it.
> I am, in fact, using initrd in my lilo.conf.  My append line for lilo.conf
> looks like this:
> append = "ramdisk_size=16384 load_ramdisk=1 prompt_ramdisk=1 ramdisk_start=0
> initrd=/mnt/floppy/initrd.gz devfs=mount label=linux"
> Being somewhat of a Linux novice, I got the above from a how-to on the
> internet.  I tried a similar line in syslinux.cfg and it failed.  Are you
> saying that it should have worked?

I'm saying that the initrd= in the LILO command line doesn't do jack.


More information about the Syslinux mailing list