[syslinux] Boot device choice

Gene Cumm gene.cumm at gmail.com
Fri Nov 4 18:39:54 PDT 2011

On Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 12:13, MONDON Daniel
<Daniel.MONDON at lpgsystems.com> wrote:
> Hi everybody!
> I've got 2 USB key devices seen USB HDD and USB key.
> The bios configuration choice is first to USB key and second USB HDD.
> The content of both USB devices is identical!
> I am in live CD configuration.
> The boot is starting on the USB key (sdb1) ... and finish on the USB HDD
> (sda1).
> (The /cdrom is on /dev/sda1)
> What is the correct kernel parameter to pass to finish booting on the
> syslinux starting device?
> (I can have cases with USB HDD full destroyed, and USB key then become
> sda1).
> Thanks
> Daniel.

Hi Daniel,

I'm not sure if you ever found a solution to this question.  However,
I have a feeling that the answers you seek are distribution-specific
and will likely be associated with how the initrd operates.


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