File system problem

Grant Likely grant.likely at
Fri Jan 4 04:33:50 EST 2008

On 1/3/08, mojtaba <kernelppc at> wrote:
> Hi Jean-Samuel,
> Actually, I removed the console and null created by buildroot and create
> them manually using make node. This time the system freezes at this point.
> "Freeing unused kernel memory: 76k init"

It looks like your inittab is not setup correctly to me.

Do you have a /dev/ttyS0 device file?  Is inittab trying to start a
getty process (getty allows you to log in.)

Try adding "init=/bin/sh" to your kernel boot parameters to prove that
userspace is working.


Grant Likely, B.Sc., P.Eng.
Secret Lab Technologies Ltd.
grant.likely at
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