Mounta Vista Linux prompt on serial console

Wolfgang Denk wd at
Wed Feb 16 06:59:39 EST 2005

In message <EF9B29C78F41FA488927FCBC7750AF0E011DA5CB at> you wrote:
> My replies in blue tagged with surabhi

Don't do this. Email is a plain text medium only.

Read the netiquette, and quote properly.

> [surabhi --- start] could you please guide me how to provide a working
> file system on SDRAM before decompressing the Linux Image on SDRAM. Is
> it really related to init process failed.

It is obviously related -there was a clear  error  message  that  the
uncompressing of the cramfs filesystem failed.

> Is the below doesn't mean that the mounted one is working one ?
> "VFS: Mounted root (cramfs filesystem) readonly.
>  Mounted devfs on /dev "

No, not at all. You can for example mount an empty  filesystem  -  it
will mount perfectly fine, but it still doesn't work.

You should also read my message until the end; I asked:

>> Do not ignore this error. How big is your cramfs iage? How  much  RAM
>> do you have?
>> Is there any chance that you built your cramfs image on a x08 (or any
>> other little-endian) system and forgot  to  give  the  "-r"  (reverse
>> endian-ness of filesystem) option to mkcramfs??

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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