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    SubjectRe: booting without initrd
    On Thu, 8 Jun 2006, Mark Lord wrote:

    > Rahul Karnik wrote:
    >> AFAIK Fedora sets up the kernel command line with "root=LABEL=/" in
    >> grub.conf and therefore needs the initrd in order to work correctly.
    >> If you do not want an initrd, then change this to
    >> "root=/dev/<your_disk>" in grub.conf. Note that the reason Fedora uses
    >> the LABEL is so you can move disks around in your system without a problem
    > Heh.. except for people like me, who regularly swap disks around
    > to boot from different distros, in which case the LABEL=/ continuously
    > causes nothing but grief until I remember to edit it away.

    not to mention the fact that the label checking code only checks the first
    several drives (I don't know how many, but I know that it won't find a
    label on sdq :-)

    David Lang
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