Initrd and PPCbug, can it work?

Magnus Damm damm at
Tue Apr 27 23:39:08 EST 2004

On Tue, 27 Apr 2004 14:45:17 +0200
Oliver Korpilla <okorpil at> wrote:

> Use the initrd loaded with the kernel as a root filesystem in memory
> after bootup.
> Exactly what commandline parameters for the kernel would I need to make
> that?

I don't know what magic patches that are applied to the mvl-3.1 kernel
that a customer of mine use, but we use one kernel with initrd (ext2fs)
and nfs root + ip pnp support. Then we select at boot-time how we want
to boot the system:

Development: "noinitrd ip=on nfsroot="
Standalone: "ip=off"

We boot a "Gzipped Multi-File Image" from u-boot, but I guess that booting
a standard zImage from anywhere would do too.

/ magnus

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