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SubjectRe: initrd and 2.6.0-test8
On Sat, Oct 18, 2003 at 09:27:56AM -0700, Walt H wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > Seems that something changed between test7 and test8 regarding initrd or romfs
> > support. I'm using highly modularized 2.6.0 kernel which has all filesystems
> > beside romfs compiled as modules (romfs is compiled inside of kernel).
> >
> > Modules for my rootfs are loaded from initrd (which is image with romfs as
> > filesystem) but starting from test8 kernel is not able to mount initrd
> > filesystem - stops with typical message about not being able to mount rootfs.
> >
> > cset test7 from 20031012_0407 is known to be ok so something was changed later
>
>
> I noticed this happened in 2.6.0-test6-mm4. Backing out this patch fixes
> it in the short-term.

Even better would be to report the bug ;-/

I can't reproduce it here. 2.6.0-test8 vanilla, so far (last 15 minutes)
tried with
* compressed initrd image
* plain ext2
and I'll try romfs as soon as I hunt down mkfs for that animal. All
appears to be working...

What did it say before the "typical message"? Specifically, were there
any lines starting with RAMDISK:?

.config would be also useful.
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