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Re: local booting without initramfs fails [was: re: guruplug notes]

On 05/28/2010 11:47 AM, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote:
> It occurred to me this morning that maybe my hand-created rootfs just
> doesn't have /dev/console or /dev/null something.  i'll try to boot the
> machine tonight and report back.

Yeah, it was missing /dev/console.  a simple:

 mount -t ubifs ubi0:root /mnt
 mknod /mnt/dev/console c 5 1
 umount /mnt

Was all i needed. it boots fine with just the kernel (no initramfs) now.
 sorry for the noise.


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