initrd don't work

Svedese nospam at nonnnonno.it
Tue Jun 1 07:09:50 PDT 2004


Andre scrisse:
> 1. if i use the gzip compressed initrd the kernel can't read it
> 
> can you post the error message and also provide more details on how you
> created the initrd, i.e. creating the ramdisk, populating it etc.

is the standard "unable to mount root fs" from the kernel

>> 3. if i append root=/dev/hda1 the kernel don't read the initrd, if i
> append
>> root=/dev/ram0 the kernel don't find init
> 
> Can you post lilo.conf (if you are using that) or other config file

i use grub, the configuration is the same found in the hint (i have tried
also some variation)

> did you make sure to set these when building the kernel:
> CONFIG_BLK_DEV_RAM=y
> CONFIG_BLK_DEV_RAM_SIZE=4096
> CONFIG_BLK_DEV_INITRD=y

Absolutly, i have compiled it for times.



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