use ramdisk as root file system
peter at pantasys.com
Fri Sep 3 11:24:00 CEST 2004
zhu shi song wrote:
> I've made one initrd to try. But when executing at
> /sbin/init, linux halts. Output log is as following:
> RAMDISK: Compressed image found at block 0
> Freeing initrd memory: 3687k freed
> VFS: Mounted root (ext2 filesystem) readonly.
> Freeing unused kernel memory: 64k freed
> Warning: unable to open an initial console.
i had similar problems initially. i have added the following options to
boot/cmdline to get a standard ramdisk to work:
load_ramdisk=1 initrd=rootfs.gz network root=/dev/ram0
let me know if that helps
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