[lfs-support] Boot LFS from usb

Baho Utot baho-utot at columbus.rr.com
Mon Jan 7 16:55:36 PST 2013

On 01/07/2013 07:25 PM, Chris Staub wrote:
> On 01/07/2013 07:18 PM, Baho Utot wrote:
>> I am trying to put LFS on a thumbdrive to use a rescue/fixit system.
>> When I boot it can not find the usb drive and filesystem.  I have the
>> correct filesystem built into the kernel, not as a module
>> I am miising something in my kernel config.
>> This system boots fine from a hard drive, just won't boot when I put it
>> on a thumb drive
>> Any one known what needs to be set in the kernel to allow booting from
>> thumb drive?
> You don't need to set anything in the kernel - it just takes some time
> for it all to be loaded from USB, so you only need a delay. Add
> "rootdelay=10" to the kernel line in your bootloader config (feel free
> to adjust the number, could try lower if you want to see if it will work
> with less delay, or higher if needed).
OK I will give it a spin and see if that works

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