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Re: initrd.img module loading

Did you try rebuilding the initrd.img using something like:

/sbin/mkinitrd --preload scsi_mod --preload sd_mod --with aacraid \
    --with megaraid --with aic7xxx --with eepro100 --with bcm5700 \
       /boot/ninitrd-%{KVERREL}.img %{KVERREL}
/bin/mv /boot/initrd-%{KVERREL}.img /boot/oinitrd-%{KVERREL}.img
/bin/mv /boot/ninitrd-%{KVERREL}.img /boot/initrd-%{KVERREL}.img

I put this in my kernel's %post so it gets done at boot, but do the same
kind of thing with the initrd.img on the install media.


On 2/22/05 12:38 PM, "Ronald Reed" <rreed ops sgp arm gov> wrote:

> I have found that the scsihosts= boot line command is only for kernels
> that have the modules built into the kernel, but no other resolution has
> been found.
> I have tried the device parameter in the kickstart file, but anaconda
> seems to ignore them. Anyone have any other ideals? Here is a portion of
> my kickstart file:
> #kickstart file (partial)
> install
> cdrom
> lang en_US.UTF-8
> langsupport --default en_US.UTF-8 en_US.UTF-8
> device scsi aacraid
> device scsi megaraid
> device scsi aic7xxx
> device eth eepro100
> device eth bcm5700
> keyboard us
> mouse genericwheelps/2 --device psaux
> skipx
> network --device eth0 --bootproto dhcp --hostname nfs-basic
> Ron
> On Tue, 2005-02-08 at 12:27, Ronald Reed wrote:
>> No, I need the drive letter assignments to be different.
>> Ron
>> On Tue, 2005-02-08 at 11:58, Ed Brown wrote:
>>> The --driveorder option won't change the drive letter assignments, but
>>> it will change the drive that grub is installed to.  Isn't that what you
>>> are after?  In your case, you probably want:
>>> bootloader --driveorder=sdb,sda --location=mbr
>>> -Ed
>>> On Tue, 2005-02-08 at 10:53, Ronald Reed wrote:
>>>> Yes, the aacraid device get set to /dev/sdb. The accraid device is a
>>>> mirrored pair of 36GB drives that are inside the hardware. The megaraid
>>>> device is a Raid 5 group of 4 73GB drives (3 in the array, and 1 hot
>>>> spare). The megaraid is to be used for NFS file storage and the accraid
>>>> is to be used for the system drive.
>>>> Ron
>>>> On Tue, 2005-02-08 at 11:47, Brian Long wrote:
>>>>> What does it detect the aacraid device as?  /dev/sdb?  If so, why don't
>>>>> you use the bootloader option mentioned previously to get grub to use
>>>>> sdb as the boot drive?
>>>>> /Brian/
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