how to use busybox to make a ramdisk?

Wolfgang Denk wd at
Sat Aug 30 00:52:43 EST 2003

In message <3F4F6819.1090002 at> you wrote:
> Stock genext2fs doesn't handle ramdisks bigger than 8MB, but
> there are patches that fix this, and I've been using them happily
> for about nine months.  (Maybe they're in the mainline now; not sure.)

A patched & extended version  (based  on  Erik  Andersen's  work)  is
included with the ELDK.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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