cramfs mpc8xx 2.4.18

Wolfgang Denk wd at
Sat Feb 14 06:59:32 EST 2004

In message <294FD9D3403A0340BDAC38E48DCEFFDCA729 at RES-EXCH> you wrote:
> I have a custom board running 2.4.18 with initrd. Now, I want to make cramfs
> as root filesystem. When I built cramfs support in the kernel and gave it
> root=/dev/mtdblock1 (where my cramfs in correct endian order is stored on
> flash) rootfstype=cramfs, the kernel hangs. MTD support is built in the
> kernel. If I build cramfs as module, then boot my kernel with initrd (ext2)
> and then mount it (on say /mnt), I can read cramfs correctly.

Where does the kernel hang? Which exact boot messages are printed?

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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