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SubjectRe: pivot_root and initrd kernel panic woes
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On Saturday 15 December 2001 10:14, Mike Galbraith wrote:
> On Thu, 13 Dec 2001, vda wrote:
> > On Thursday 13 December 2001 06:19, Alexander Viro wrote:
> > > On Thu, 13 Dec 2001, vda wrote:
> > > > BTW, don't go for 2.4x, x>10. initrd is broken there and is still
> > > > unfixed.
> > >
> > > Bullshit.
> >
> > I have a slackware initrd (minix) which is booting fine with 2.4.10
> > but fails to boot with 2.4.12 and later (same .config, same bootloader,
> > same hardware, same AC voltage in the wall outlet, time of day differs by
> > 1 minute), so it might be true :-)
>
> Hmm.. works here with 2.5.1-pre8.
>
> -Mike
> ...
> RAMDISK driver initialized: 16 RAM disks of 12288K size 1024 blocksize
> ...
> RAMDISK: Compressed image found at block 0
> Freeing initrd memory: 5161k freed
> MINIX-fs: mounting unchecked file system, running fsck is recommended.
> VFS: Mounted root (minix filesystem).
> Freeing unused kernel memory: 236k freed

Have you tried it with minix initrd from

http://port.imtp.ilyichevsk.odessa.ua/linux/vda/minix.gz

(slackware install initrd, should load up to login prompt stage,
does not touch hd) or with some other one?
--
vda
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