trying to boot linux on a MVME5100

Tom Rini trini at
Thu Aug 30 10:31:39 EST 2001

On Wed, Aug 29, 2001 at 04:32:56PM -0700, Tom Rini wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 29, 2001 at 04:02:35PM -0400, Brian Waite wrote:
> > I am also using an MVME5100 it works so far except with the new 2.4.9 devel
> > tree I can  no longer build a zImage.initrd. make zImage.initrd completes and
> > is happy, but I never find the file in the tree anywahere. I have cheked pp3,
> > prep, common, simple and images. The most I can find is a vmlinux.gz Any
> > ideas on this?
> G'arg...  It really should be:
> arch/ppc/boot/images/zImage.initrd.{pplus,bugboot}
> I'll go and make a quick dummy ramdisk and try this..

Whoops.  Typo on my part.  In arch/ppc/boot/simple/Makefile, change:

Then re-run make zImage.initrd and you'll get something like:
-rwxr-xr-x    1 trini    trini      703610 Aug 29 17:30 arch/ppc/boot/images/zImage.initrd.bugboot
-rwxr-xr-x    1 trini    trini      704611 Aug 29 17:30 arch/ppc/boot/images/zImage.initrd.pplus

I'm pushing this fix now, whoops..

Tom Rini (TR1265)

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