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Re: not getting the kernel prompt

To: balaji.ramalingam@philips.com
Subject: Re: not getting the kernel prompt
From: James Simmons <jsimmons@transvirtual.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Dec 2001 11:40:18 -0800 (PST)
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <OFBC8C65B4.81E473E6-ON08256B1B.006A7240@diamond.philips.com>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
> RAMDISK driver initialized: 16 RAM disks of 4096K size 1024 blocksize
> RAMDISK: Compressed image found at block 0
> crc errorFreeing initrd memory:  1871k freed
> VFS:  Mounted root (ext2 filesystem) .
> Freeing unused kernel memory:  36k freed
> Warning:  unable to open an initial console.
> attempt to access beyond end of device
> 01:00: rw=0, want=7771, limit=4096
> 
> ##########################################################################################
> 
> I played around the ramdisk image and made sure that the /etc has fstab file
> with /dev/ram entry in it. Also there is a inittab file with /sbin/agetty 
> entry to take
> care of the console ttyS0.

Do you have a /dev/console on that ramdisk?



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