[ILUG] Kernel path
A. Dreyer (ILUG)
ml10022 at adreyer.com
Mon Feb 6 18:25:40 GMT 2012
On 02/06/12 17:21, Braun Brelin wrote:
> That's the problem. There is no grub or elilo conf file that I can find.
> Running "find / -name 'vmlinu*' returns nothing. Frankly, I'm baffled.
> On Feb 6, 2012 5:01 PM, "Colm Buckley"<colm at tuatha.org> wrote:
>> The currently-running kernel need not be in the local filesystem hierarchy
>> at all; it boots before the local filesystems are mounted, using
>> independent processes. This frequently happens in virtual machine
>> environments, for example.
>> Is this a local system? How does it boot (using grub, lilo, etc?)
$ cat /proc/cmdline
BOOT_IMAGE=/vmlinuz-3.1.0-1-amd64 root=/dev/mapper/sda6_crypt ro quiet
But as Colm said before it doesn't need to be on a local filesystem..
It is quite common to start virtualized systems from kernel images
located outside the guest filesystem.
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