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Re: Almost bricked my N2100

* Frank Kingswood <frank@kingswood-consulting.co.uk> [2007-06-15 13:03]:
> I was having trouble with getting the kernel to accept input from
> the serial port (where it asks for the root password for
> maintenance).

Hmm, I don't think I've seen this problem.

> Steve Gane suggested reading the initrd from the filesystem and loading
> that over tftp, that seems promising too.

Sure, but this involves putting the disk into another machine.

> Is this sequence of commands reasonable? I don't think it can do any damage.
> load -r initrd -b 0x00800000
> fis load -kernel

fis load -kernel

> exec -c "console=ttyS0,115200 root=/dev/ram0
> initrd=0xa0800000,42M mem=128M@0xa0000000"

Martin Michlmayr

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