Almost bricked my N2100
Through no fault of my own (obviously!), my Thecus N2100 no longer has a
working initrd in flash. On bootup I get:
RAMDISK: Couldn't find valid RAM disk image starting at 0.
No filesystem could mount root, tried: cramfs
Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on
I have access to RedBoot and have successfully used TFTP to download
files into RAM, so to me it looks as if it should be easy to recover from:
load -r initrd -b 0x00800000
fis load -kernel
exec -c "console=ttyS0,115200 root=/dev/ram0
and then force the initrd to be rebuilt and re-flashed.
I have two questions for you, my learned audience:
1. Is there a ready-made initrd in one of the debian packages that is
more-or-less usable with the standard (and up-to-date) Debian distribution?
2. What do I need to do in terms of dpkg and apt commands to force the
initrd and kernel to be reflashed?
Many thanks in advance,