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SubjectRe: PATA drivers queued for 2.6.19
On Tue, 05 Sep 2006 15:39:36 +0100, Alan Cox <> wrote:

>Ar Maw, 2006-09-05 am 15:26 +0200, ysgrifennodd Helge Hafting:
>> between sda/hda unless they also use an initrd. The kernel
>> itself does not seem to support partition by label. :-(
>This is correct and one reason vendor kernels generally use an initrd.
>The kernel does however support "root=/dev/sda1"

Which leads back to this slackware user, who's never used an initrd,
thinking about dual root partitions just to get the name change from
another /etc/fstab?

I dual boot 2.4 / 2.6 kernels, looking for a simple solution so I can
test Alan's work.

No udev, no initrd, funny I see a second '/' partition as 'easy'? ;)

I'm missing something here? Generally /etc/lilo.conf looks like:

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