The "crc error" at star-up of linux on ppc

None Atall linux_meis at
Sat Jan 12 00:44:23 EST 2002

  Crc error? The way I see it, (by the first look) you
have a memory problem. Hardware  I could say...


--- Liu HongXun-a16975 <a16975 at> wrote:
> Hi, all,
> I met a problem on booting linux on my ppc board.
> When the ramdisk.image.gz is less than 1.5M, the
> boot is OK.
> But when the ramdisk.image.gz exceeds 1.5M, say
> 1.6M, the boot message tells me
> the follow message upon booting:
> <5>RAMDISK: Compressed image found at block 0
> <3>crc errorFreeing initrd memory: 4194303k freed
> I tried the ramdisk size of 4M and 6M, but got no
> luck.
> what is the reason of such "crc error" message?
> Thanks for your suggestions
> Rolf

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