improvement to the book

James Iwanek chthon at
Wed Jan 29 11:47:04 PST 2003

did anybody know that you can put the line:

rootfs                      /           rootfs     defaults    1       1

into your fstab instead of the usual:

/dev/hd*                    /           ext3       defaults    1       1

so you can move your hdd to any interface and STILL have it boot with only a
single change to your lilo command line.

i think this may be in interesting improvement to the book and its also one
less place that a system will fall-over on its face if misconfigured ;-)

what does everybody else think?


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