[Grml] bootparams not working

Michael Prokop mika at grml.org
Mon Feb 18 13:13:37 CET 2008

* Jon <iroquoi at gmail.com> [20080218 13:07]:

> I've got grml booting off a usb memory stick as per these
> instructions: http://wiki.grml.org/doku.php?id=usb

Great. Which version are you talking about?

> I want to change the default boot options, so I added a
> bootparams/params text file at the root of the memory stick with
> 'toram ssh=foo nodhcp'. The file seems to be ignored though; it just
> boots normally with no options added.

Ah, it *might* be that it does not work if you are using grml
1.1-rc*/grml64 0.2-rc*/grml[64]-medium 0.1-rc*, see

But when booting from USB that's easy to fix: just edit the APPEND
lines of boot/isolinux/syslinux.cfg on your usb stick, that's it. :)

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