Grub menu entry without "root=" in SLES11SP2 machine

Mulyadi Santosa mulyadi.santosa at
Tue Jan 22 03:21:02 EST 2013

Hi Chaitanya

On Mon, Jan 21, 2013 at 4:39 PM, Chaitanya Gotkhindikar
<cg011235 at> wrote:
> Hello,
> I am trying to write a script that parse /boot/grub/menu.lst. On SLES11 SP2
> installed machine
> I observed that no "root=<device>" entry specified in menu entry of
> grub.However, the system
> boots up properly on reboots.

I forgot where I saw it too, try to unpack the initrd and find if
there is something that "helps" the kernel to find the root


Mulyadi Santosa
Freelance Linux trainer and consultant


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