Re: cramfs problems, also file(1)
On Mon, Jul 16, 2001 at 04:36:25PM +0200, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 16, 2001 at 03:57:05PM +0200, Joost Kooij wrote:
> > On Mon, Jul 16, 2001 at 02:03:57PM +0200, Russell Coker wrote:
> > > I am trying to compile my own kernel supporting initrd, but my
> > > kernels don't accept the initrd image for some reason. I get the
> > > following kernel messages: RAMDISK: Couldn't find valid RAM disk
> > > image starting at 0.
> > You need a kernel patch for cramfs on initrd, iirc.
> ... which debian's kernel-source packages include.
> cu andreas
Which IMHO is wrong. At least the way it is done right now. Instead debian
should distribute pristine sources together with recommended kernel patches
(in seperate packages). This way it becomes obvious what patches are applied
and easy to apply them to your own sources if you want to.
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