Freeing unused kernel memory: 56k init - hang problem

David Jander david.jander at
Fri Feb 18 19:23:20 EST 2005

On Friday 18 February 2005 05:16, srinivas.surabhi at wrote:
> Is there any patch for ppc-8260 for the hang problem after the following
> output on the serial console.
> "Freeing unused kernel memory: 56k init"

I don't know about any known "hang problem" or such, but at that point, 
normally your root filesystem is mounted and /sbin/init is executed. So if it 
hangs there, probably something is wrong with your root filesystem.
Could you tell more about what board/kernel/sdk/etc... you are using? Where is 
"/" supposed to be mounted from? NFS? flash? initrd?


David Jander
Protonic Holland.

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