On Tue, 5 Aug 1997, Dempsey, Charles wrote:
> possible to create a rootdisk ala Slackware with a minimal system and a few
> on it? If we could fdisk, mount, tar, gunzip, etc it would be very handy for
> purposes. I've read the bootdisk HOWTO but before I do this, has anyone else
> gone down
> this path? I've not been successful in compiling a kernel with ramdisk
Ramdisk support was a no-go for me, too. Looking at the sources, it seems
that some necessary constants are missing from the .h file. Wasn't a
problem, though, since NFS-root works well.
> Thomas Bogendoerfer wrote:
> > I have the same problem, and Ralf told me, that I need a new mount binary.
> > But I haven't compiled a new mount to see wether that's all I need.
> Which package is mount in? The filesystem got more stable after I installed
> some of
> the mips.rpms, but then I installed some more and it got worse.
Did you find a rpm-mips.tar.gz or a rpm.mips.rpm? Where?