Hear, hear. I did the same thing.
As I am still unclear as to when linuxrc is exec'd, I
also inserted a line at the very beginning of the copy
I was editing to 'flag' which one it was; e.g.,
/bin/echo "From /share/hdd/data/linuxrc..." >> /root/linuxrc.log
BTW, the article on 'RedBoot Sequence' says:
"4. Because there is no /linuxrc file in the initial ramdisk,..."
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, Kamin Whitehouse <kaminw@y...>
> Another alternative is to redirect the output of some
> of the startup scripts to files. Then, telnet in (if
> you can) and look at the files.
> I did this with the /linuxrc script, for example, by
> adding ">> /root/linuxrc.log" after the echo
> statements or "2>> /root/linuxrc.log" after some of
> the commands. I found that rootfs is not mounted on
> my external drive because /dev/sda1 doesn't exist when
> linuxrc tries to mount it (see my earier post),
> although I still haven't found a fix for this.