which is better scheme..
either to include compressed ramdisk in kernel image image itself
identified by binary_ramdisk_gz_start symbol
or load ramdisk seperately.
I am using compressed ramdisk image as part
of vmlinux and later converting it into a binary image
as reqd. by bootloader.
in this piece of System.map file it shows that
ramdisk is included at the end of data section(_edata).
000000800f3f08 D prom_console_driver
00000000800f4000 D __rd_start
00000000800f4000 D _binary_ramdisk_gz_
0000000080187960 D __rd_end
0000000080187960 D _binary_ramdisk_gz_
0000000080188000 A __bss_start
0000000080188000 A _edata
this is done by following Makefile and ld.script
in Makefile i have
ramdisk.o: ramdisk.gz ld.script
$(LD) -no-warn-mismatch -T ld.script -b binary - o
in ld.script I have ,
one question is that is it necessary to include comprese ramdisk
at the end of data section ..?
rd_image_load is zero which i think is alright as it indicates the
offset in ram (device that holds initrd).
i am facing problems in execving the /bin/sh in main.c as it
accesses some wrong address in do_page_fault
i doubt there may be some issues when i am uncompressing the
ramdisk and all though i am being reported for corect length and
crc for ramdisk in boot messages.
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