[syslinux] Kernel selection by hardware?

Sven Geggus lists at fuchsschwanzdomain.de
Fri Aug 2 01:22:56 PDT 2013

Mattias Schlenker <ms at mattiasschlenker.de> wrote:

> I once ran into a quite similar problem, but solved it with a simple 
> kernel that ran on every machine and some initramfs magic with a 
> statically compiled kexec contained in intramfs that loaded the special 
> kernel (in this case via network) and kexec'd it.

The Problem with this aproach is, that I would need to be able to somehow
pass the encryption key of the root filesystem to the kexec'd kernel, which
I didn't manage to do yet. Passing it via commandline options would make it
visible via /proc/commandline and probably not a good Idea.


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