[arch-dev-public] ArchISO FTP Installer - Round 2
aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Sat Apr 5 13:32:06 EDT 2008
On Sat, Apr 5, 2008 at 2:31 AM, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Aaron Griffin schrieb:
> > > pointed out.. system would not boot, I needed to change my /dev/hda2
> > > references to /dev/sda2 references in fstab and grub menu.lst.
> > > used legacy IDE drivers, boot used PATA drivers.
> > > PATA should be the default now! Almost nobody will need IDE (except
> > > for sis controllers).
> > >
> > So it should be a simple matter of modifying the mkinitcpio config to
> > match the stock kernel's - except, of course, for the typical archiso
> > stuff.
> Actually, I think there should be two configurations: One with PATA and one
> with IDE (as long as we use grub, it's easy to have several). The installer
> should somehow remember what choice we made at boot time and modify the
> system's mkinitcpio.conf.
That's actually a good idea - make 2 ramfs images for IDE and PATA.
Or... well that naming might be confusing. Stock and "Legacy IDE" or
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