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    SubjectRe: [REPOST][BUG] RAMFS broken in 2.4.19-pre7(-ac2)?

    You are mistaking the concept of filesystem and a block device type. You
    are trying to use the ramdisk block devices but are talking about

    As for the reason why you couldn't use the ramdisk (/dev/ram* devices) it
    is due to missing support for them in your kernel configuration:

    On Wed, 24 Apr 2002, Roy Sigurd Karlsbakk wrote:
    > # CONFIG_BLK_DEV_RAM is not set
    > # CONFIG_BLK_DEV_INITRD is not set

    enable CONFIG_BLK_DEV_RAM and /dev/ram* will become useable. If you also
    use initrd then enable CONFIG_BLK_DEV_INITRD as well.


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