Re: Problem with Initrd Images(cramfs) on embedded devices using busybox
From: linnix (me_at_linnix.info-for.us)
Date: 2 May 2005 11:56:58 -0700
Anes Lihovac wrote:
> Hi all
> I have made an initrd image for an embedded device. The image is
> mkcramfs to one big image and everything runs great like expected.
> I can start X, fire up Firefox and so on. The image and Kernel
> are flashed to a Compact Flash Card( 64 MB) which is formatted ext2,
> and fires the system up by loading grub, and grub loads the kernel
> initrd image.
> Then I have split up the big image in modules (root(busybox),X,
> firefox ...). I did this cause I would like to be able to update the
> modules on the fly, if e.g. a newer version / bug fix is released for
> specific module. So, I copied all the modules to to Compact Flash
> and mounted them via loop during startup.
You are probably accessing the loop device before the IDE device and
file systems are loaded. Make sure the IDE device and file system
drivers are build-in, not in modules.