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Re: How to get multistrap rootfs up and running?

On 2 February 2011 20:42, Marcus Osdoba <marcus.osdoba@googlemail.com> wrote:


> Hi Björn,
> May be you might want to have a look in my example posted earlier on this
> mailinglist.
> http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.linux.debian.devel.embedded/5984
> (It uses GRIP ! instead of Baked)

I have just cloned your emdebian-multistrap.git repo and will take a
close look at it, thanks!

> The default kernels I found in Debian and Emdebian do not support rootfs
> over NFS. Which kernel do you use? I dont't think that init=/bin/sh is
> sufficient to get dpkg working. Maybe you should try it with standard init
> (/sbin/init ?) and/or reconfigure the rootfs before the first mount by the
> kernel (like I do in my example above - ok it's not baked but anyway).

I built mainline Linux kernel for my board.

Booting with /sbin/init is not working as the init package is not
configured. There is no /etc/inittab and init freaks out.

> btw: I also tested buildroot and came back to debian (multistrap). It works
> a bit different from what we know from buildroot ;-)

You're on the Buildroot list as well? It's a small world :-)

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