How to mount romfs in flash as root filesystem?
la at softing.com
Tue Apr 30 18:40:35 EST 2002
On Mon, Apr 29, 2002 at 04:35:24PM +0200, Wolfgang Denk wrote:
> In message <20020429141408.33240.qmail at web15001.mail.bjs.yahoo.com> you wrote:
> > Now my kernel has support ROMFS ,i can mount
> > /dev/mtdblock0 /mnt -t romfs and use chroot /mnt as
> > root filesystem.But i want to mount /dev/mtdblock0 as
> > root filesystem when system reboot,how to?I have try
> > many parameters into kernel such as "root=/dev/mtdblk0
> > romfs ro", but it is no use, it also mount NFS
> Probably because you mistyoed the device name? There is an 'o'
> missing, it seems.
> > root,how can i mount /dev/mtdblock0 (ROMFS) as root
> > filesystem?I used linux2.4.4 from denx .
> Just pass "root=/dev/mtdblock0", that's all.
This will not work. You must use "root=/dev/mtdblock/0" and Linux must be
configured with devfs, devfs must be mounted before and boot support
from ramdisk must be disabled.
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