2.6.22 flash boot
sshtylyov at ru.mvista.com
Sat Jul 14 05:48:57 EST 2007
Marc Leeman wrote:
> With the release of the 2.6.22, our boards didn't boot anymore. I traced
> the change back to 2.6.21-git10/2.6.21-git11.
> The reason they didn't boot was that the kernel didn't detect the flash
> where the root filesystem is stored on. The boards boot without an
> initrd, directly from flash.
> A file was removed (rom.c) and mentioned as obsolete in the ChangeLog.
> Am I missing something here?
It's been removed as conflicting with the new of_device probing code.
You can either register the "rom" device explicitly in your platform code, or
put it on some bus below the ones specified to of_platform_device_probe() --
by your platform code again...
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