[syslinux] Boot device choice

MONDON Daniel Daniel.MONDON at lpgsystems.com
Mon Nov 14 00:20:55 PST 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.
>> 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?
>> 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.

Hi Gene!

Thank you for your response! :)

You are right : i found a solution modifying the linux distribution.
(But i don't know if a kernel  parameter may be another way ...)


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