question concerning ram filestructure

Alex Zeffertt ajz at
Wed Apr 10 18:50:03 EST 2002

Are you using mkimage to build a ppcboot-compatible ramdisk?  If not then have a look at SELF on
denx's FTP site for an example of how to build make one.


Steven Blakeslee wrote:

> I'm working with linux 2.4 on an embedded planet ep405.  I have been trying
> to get a ram file structure working but I'm getting a reoccuring error.
> RAMDISK: Compressed image found at block 0
> crc errorFreeing initrd memory: 2201k freed
> Kernel panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on 01:00
> <0>Rebooting in 180 seconds..
> I've seen this before on different ports of linux but I have not been able
> to figure it out.  Does anyone have suggestions?
> Steven Blakeslee

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