RE: mkinitrd trouble
D0h! Thanks Josh, I check my .config and sure enough cramfs was not
enabled. I enabled it, recompiled.. created a new initrd image, rebooted
and voila -- a happily booted system.
From: Narins, Josh [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Tuesday, January 21, 2003 2:21 PM
To: 'firstname.lastname@example.org'; email@example.com
Subject: RE: mkinitrd trouble
Did you compile the kernel with cramfs, also?
You didn't mention it.
From: James Miller [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Tuesday, January 21, 2003 2:01 PM
Subject: mkinitrd trouble
I am pulling my hair trying to get Debian Woody to boot with an initrd
image. I have compiled the kernel 2.4.18 with Loopback device support, RAM
disk support , 8192KB, and initrd (all compiled into the kernel). I am able
to run mkinird just fine 'mkinird 2.4.18-12 -o /initrd-2.4.18-12.img'. The
system boots just fine with the first entry in lilo (below) but when I
select 'Linux-initrd' the system is able to create the ramdrive:
RAMDISK: cramfs filesystem found at block0
RAMDISK: Loading 788 blocks [1 disk] into ram disk... done Freeing initrd
memory: 788k freed Kernel panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on 01:00
Here is a snippet of lilo.conf
I'm sure there's some simple step that I'm missing and I sure would
appreciate any help.
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