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by tbfh1955
25 Aug 2017, 18:20
Forum: Customization and installing new packages
Topic: Default Boot Options & Host Restart option
Replies: 2
Views: 985

Default Boot Options & Host Restart option

For the record, I consider System Rescue CD one of the most significant, superbly executed projects I have seen in my 37 years as a personal computing professional developer/consultant. (Merci Gernot!) That said, I find the boot options facility very difficult to use. Part of the problem is not seei...
by tbfh1955
25 Aug 2017, 17:21
Forum: Boot problems
Topic: Cannot find device with /sysrcd.dat. and/or srcd.bs backstore
Replies: 1
Views: 1040

Cannot find device with /sysrcd.dat. and/or srcd.bs backstore

On boot from SRCD usb stick: !! Cannot find device with /sysrcd.dat. Retrying... >> Attempting to mount device: /dev/sda >> Attempting to mount device: /dev/sda1 >> Attempting to mount device: /dev/sda2 >> Attempting to mount device: /dev/sda3 >> Attempting to mount device: /dev/sda4 >> Attempting t...
by tbfh1955
05 Jul 2016, 08:07
Forum: Customization and installing new packages
Topic: Which Custom Boot Options file to use?
Replies: 0
Views: 2031

Which Custom Boot Options file to use?

In one section of the docs I find this: Step-09: Edit boot options (optional) You may want to edit boot options (options such as docache or dodhcp) in the following file: /mnt/custom/customcd/isoroot/isolinux/isolinux.cfg You might want to modify the splash screen at: /mnt/custom/customcd/isoroot/is...
by tbfh1955
08 Jun 2016, 15:26
Forum: Customization and installing new packages
Topic: When during boot-up is isolinux/autorun executed? [solved]
Replies: 4
Views: 1526

Re: When during boot-up is isolinux/autorun executed?

Thanks Gernot for the prompt reply.

That clears things up -- very helpful.

Ted
by tbfh1955
07 Jun 2016, 23:18
Forum: Customization and installing new packages
Topic: When during boot-up is isolinux/autorun executed? [solved]
Replies: 4
Views: 1526

Re: When during boot-up is isolinux/autorun executed?

Thanks for that info. I created two almost identical scripts that simply dump out status info when they run: In files/root/autorun0 : echo "blkid..." > ~root/iamroot.dat blkid >> ~root/iamroot.dat env >> ~root/iamroot.dat Also a simple place-holder data file with self identify text content...
by tbfh1955
06 Jun 2016, 00:36
Forum: Customization and installing new packages
Topic: When during boot-up is isolinux/autorun executed? [solved]
Replies: 4
Views: 1526

When during boot-up is isolinux/autorun executed? [solved]

Any help tracing the scripts which control the hand-off to user-mode root would be appreciated. (would like to eliminate blocking script entries waiting for user to type 'enter' such as the one at the end of autorun) Thanks for any assistance. Re: previous question answered. Should we assume all aut...

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