[svlug] Boot parameters for live CD
james at linuxrebel.us
Fri Apr 29 12:03:45 PDT 2005
On Fri, 2005-04-29 at 09:26 -0700, Joel Seidman wrote:
> --- "Karsten M. Self" <kmself at ix.netcom.com> wrote:
> > on Thu, Apr 28, 2005 at 09:47:10AM -0700, Joel Seidman
> > (joel_seidman at yahoo.com) wrote:
> > > Hi, all.
> > >
> > > I'm trying to boot from a live CD (DSL), but failing "can't find xxxx
> > > file system". I'm hoping this is a generic Linux question related to
> > > the extra parameters you can boot on the boot command line, of which
> > > I'm pretty ignorant.
> [good suggestions snipped]
> Thanks for the suggestions, which I tried last night. I successfully booted
> from the DSL CD on another system. (The X Server fails, but that's probably a
> different issue.) So I'm still suspicious of the SCSI drive being the problem.
> Separate question: on that other system, Knoppix and FC2 both boot
> successfully, but the old monitor doesn't sync to the video signal generated
> (does work with Windows). I played with the XFree86config file but nothing I
> tried worked. Does anyone have a suggestion for generic safe mode parameters,
> or perhaps a URL that will provide some information (my next stop is
> Thanks all for reading.
> -- Joel
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