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SysV Limitation?
« on: Wed May 22 13:02:29 2019 »
In installing NuTyX_x86_64-mate-20190413.iso, I found I could not use any indirect form of 'root=/dev/sd?n' in my bootmanager (rEFInd). That is, anything such as 'root=LABEL=<filesystemname>' or 'root=/dev/disk/by-label/<filesystemname>' results in a VFS failure and kernel panic.

Is this a SysV limitation? Is there a workaround? 


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Re: SysV Limitation?
« Reply #1 on: Wed May 22 20:23:09 2019 »
Hi jbk

you need to specify an initrd so that your /dev/disk/by-label/<filesystemname> is reconised. ( I guess): To do so:

1. Mount the partition where NuTyX is installed on /mnt/hd directory
2. Enter into your installed NuTyX with the command:
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install-nutyx -ec3. Generate the initrd with the command:
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mkinitramfsYou can then check if it has beed successfully created in the /boot folder.
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ls -tr /bootYou just need to specify this initrd- file at boot by editing your boot configuration file in accordance
« Last Edit: Thu May 23 07:05:56 2019 by Thierry »