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    SubjectRe: /initrd.img
    Yinghai Lu wrote:
    > any limitation about size of
    > /initrd.img that saved by populate_rootfs ?
    >
    > i got
    >
    > RAMDISK: Compressed image found at block 0
    > RAMDISK: incomplete write (-28 != 2048) 134217728
    > crc error
    > VFS: Mounted root (ext2 filesystem).
    > Freeing unused kernel memory: 388k freed
    > init_special_inode: bogus i_mode (177777)
    > Warning: unable to open an initial console.
    > init_special_inode: bogus i_mode (177777)
    > init_special_inode: bogus i_mode (177777)
    > Kernel panic - not syncing: No init found. Try passing init= option to kernel.
    >
    > before that
    > checking if image is initramfs... it isn't (no cpio magic); looks like an initrd
    > Freeing initrd memory: 25735k freed.
    >
    > that only happen one system (64G RAM) and SLUB.
    >
    > if using SLAB, it works well.
    >
    > somewhere the ramdisk or /initrd.img get corrupted..
    >

    Assuming a 64-bit system, that's *supposed* to work. Doesn't mean
    anything that weird has been tested.

    It could be a SLUB bug, or it could be memory not being properly defended.

    -hpa


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