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SubjectRe: cant build ramdisk :-(
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> > dd if=linux/arch/i386/boot/zImage of=/dev/fd0
> > rdev /dev/fd0 /dev/fd0
> > rdev -r /dev/fd0 49152
> >
> > but when I boot with this disk, the kernel would say:
> >
> > VFS: insert root floppy and press ENTER .... I do so
> > VFS: mounted root [ext2fs] readonly (I'm not in front of the
> > machine right now)
> >
> > shouldnt the first message read something like "VFS: insert ramdisk floppy" ?
> >
>
> No, insert the disk with the root on, you don't have to load it into a
> ramdisk, but it can be. You get the same message even if you just mount
> the floppy directly.


damnit, I compiled the system without ramdisk-support !

could you please add some kind of warning in this case, like
"ramdisk needed but no ramdisk driver" ? would have saved me
quite a time searching for the error ....

/herp


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