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11<version>11</version> 11<version>12</version>
12<date>2012-08-04</date> 12<date>2012-09-11</date>
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15<title>Making your Choice</title> 15<title>Making your Choice</title>
16<subsection> 16<subsection>
17<title>Introduction</title> 17<title>Introduction</title>
619Each image has a nice <c>label</c>, a <c>root</c> filesystem, and will only 619Each image has a nice <c>label</c>, a <c>root</c> filesystem, and will only
620mount the root filesystem <c>read-only</c>. 620mount the root filesystem <c>read-only</c>.
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624If, while building the Linux kernel, you opted to include an initramfs to boot
625from, then you will need to change the configuration by referring to this
626initramfs file and telling the initramfs where your real root device is at:
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629<pre caption="ELILO snippet for initramfs-enabled kernel-builds">
630image=/vmlinuz
631 label=Gentoo
632 <i>initrd=/<keyval id="genkernel-initrd"/></i>
633 <i>append = "initrd=<keyval id="genkernel-initrd"/> real_root=/dev/sda2 console=ttyS0,9600"</i>
634 read-only
635</pre>
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624When configuration is done, just run <c>elilo --efiboot</c>. The 638When configuration is done, just run <c>elilo --efiboot</c>. The
625<c>--efiboot</c> option adds a menu entry for Gentoo Linux to the EFI Boot 639<c>--efiboot</c> option adds a menu entry for Gentoo Linux to the EFI Boot
626Manager. 640Manager.
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