Re: Debian on Cobalt RaQ1 working again
Karsten Merker wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 24, 2008 at 04:43:52PM +0100, Karsten Merker wrote:
> > On Sun, Feb 24, 2008 at 04:02:56PM +0100, Karsten Merker wrote:
> > > I have also tried the current d-i daily build,
> > > http://people.debian.org/~ths/d-i/mipsel/images/2008-02-23/cobalt/nfsroot.tar.gz.
> > > With this image, the kernel boots, but the system hangs after
> > > mounting the rootfs from the initrd:
> > [snip]
> > > NET: Registered protocol family 1
> > > NET: Registered protocol family 17
> > > rtc_cmos rtc_cmos: setting the system clock to 2008-02-24 14:36:48 (1203863808)
> > > RAMDISK: Compressed image found at block 0
> > > VFS: Mounted root (cramfs filesystem) readonly.
> > >
> > > --> hanging forever
> > >
> > > The same daily build works ok on a NASRaQ (which is RaQ2-based).
> > I have tried copying the initrd contents into a new initrd image
> > (with an ext2 fs in this case) and adding an 'echo "/sbin/init started"' at
> > the beginning of /sbin/init.
> > On the RaQ1 I do not get any output while on the NASRaQ the echo
> > works as expected. So it seems that /sbin/init is either not
> > called at all or busybox dies before executing the script.
> A similar effect happens on the SWARM (big endian mode) as well:
> Sibyl loads initrd and kernel, the kernel starts and then dies upon
> mounting the rootfs from the initrd.
I believe this is also caused by http://bugs.debian.org/466977