Issues regarding grml-small 2009.05

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Some general problems

Booting with Qemu does not work

  • When booting grml inside qemu does not work please try booting with 'grml noapic', if that still fails try booting with 'failsafe'.

grml does not boot on Virtual PC 2007

  • grml does not boot on Virtual PC 2007 (for Windows). You have to boot either using “failsafe noreplace-paravirt” or “nofb noudev noreplace-paravirt”. Report and solution by Michael Schierl.

Bootoption grml-small2ram of grml2usb does not work

  • When selecting the 'grml-small2ram' bootoption it fails with: “Target Filesystem doesn't have /sbin/init. /init: line 233: 6: Bad file descriptor”. Bug reported by Wernfried Haas and Frank Prochnow. Fixed with grml2usb 0.9.7. Fix:
    • either upgrade to grml2usb 0.9.7, or
    • use 'grml toram=grml-small.squashfs' on the bootprompt
grml-small_2009.05.txt · Last modified: 2011/10/13 23:55 (external edit)
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