[blfs-support] Booting a BLFS system with Syslinux

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Mon Dec 2 12:01:26 PST 2013


Richard Melville wrote:
> I'm attempting to boot with syslinux from a USB flash drive with GPT and
> ext2.  I'm able to boot OK but I'm seeing some weird behaviour.  If I use a
> UUID instead of /dev/sdb2 I get a kernel panic and it doesn't seem to like
> either menu.c32 or vesamenu.c32; the boot cycle goes round in circles.
>
> Any help much appreciated, otherwise I'll stick while I'm ahead, although
> I'd rather be using a UUID.

See
http://www.linux-archive.org/gentoo-user/481167-mounting-root-partition-uuid-no-initrd-needed.html

   -- Bruce



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