Re: debian-installer on oldworld -- how-to ?
On Sun, Mar 07, 2004 at 08:22:52PM +0100, Simon Vallet wrote:
> On Sun, 7 Mar 2004 19:22:59 +0100
> Simon Vallet <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On Sun, 7 Mar 2004 12:39:07 -0500
> > Patrick Finnegan <email@example.com> wrote:
> > > root=/dev/ram is probably what you wanted.
> > Thanks for your answer... initrd images get me rapidly lost :-)
> > But... the kernel panics with a
> > VFS: Unable to mount root fs on 00:00
> OK, I'm coming a little further : root=/dev/ram0 does the trick.
> However, the initrd seems to be bad: I get the following message:
> EXT2-fs error (device ramdisk (1,0)):
> ext2_check page: bad entry in directory #2: rec_len is smaller than
> minimal - offset=0, inode=0, rec_len=0, name_len=0
> Warning: unable to open an initial console
> Kernel panic: no init found
> I still have other initrds to try... maybe they will work ?
> Thanks again,
Don't forget devfs=mount option, as devfs is needed for
debian-installer, but we don't want it on the final system.
BTW, which vmlinux+initrd are you talking about ? Where did you get them ?