[LinuxBIOS] IDE become readonly, why?

Peter Stuge stuge-linuxbios at cdy.org
Fri Apr 6 00:20:04 CEST 2007

Hi Beneo,

On Thu, Apr 05, 2007 at 02:41:34PM -0700, Beneo wrote:
> I used a parameter at filo like this:
> hda1:/vmlinuz-2.4.20-8smp initrd=hda1:/initrd-2.4.20-8smp.img ro
> root=/dev/hda3 debug console=tty0 console=ttyS0,115200

Are these the same parameters as you use with the boot loader when
booting with the factory BIOS? If not, why?

> Would you tell me how to modify the boot parameter for boot from
> shell?

You have to recompile FILO and hence LinuxBIOS if FILO is your

There's also a setting in FILO to pause and wait for user input
during boot. This is good to not have to recompile/reflash LB over
and over.


More information about the coreboot mailing list