initrd for MPC860/862 with eldk2.1.10

Wolfgang Denk wd at
Fri Jun 6 00:25:56 EST 2003


in message <E19Nud6-000EGg-00.xol-mail-ru at> you wrote:
> I have eldk-2.1.10 and kernel 2-4-18

ELDK 2.1.10? Such a version does not exist.

> RAMDISK: Compressed image found at block 0
> crc errorFreeing initrd memory: 4951k freed

Seems your ramdisk image is broken.

> VFS: Mounted root (ext2 filesystem).
> Warning: unable to mount devfs, err: -2
> Freeing unused kernel memory: 52k init
> Warning: unable to open an initial console.

The reset are probably results from the first error.

> Are there any ready to use images for eldk && 2.4.18?

Sure. See /opt/eldk/ppc_???/images/

> Probaly someone has script for copying minimum files set from nfs rootfs to ramdisk.
> What is the minimum set of files I need to boot?

See the SELF package which also  comes  with  the  ELDK;  it  is  not
exactly  the  minimum (as it provides a couple of "advanced" services
like telnet and FTP etc.), but it's a starting point, and it has been
tested to work.

> I'm new in embedded linux field so excuse me for
> such newbie questions.

You are welcome.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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