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Re: CRAMFS Ramdisk image as Rootfs

To: hemanth.venkatesh@wipro.com
Subject: Re: CRAMFS Ramdisk image as Rootfs
From: Thiemo Seufer <ths@networkno.de>
Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2006 15:35:01 +0100
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hemanth.venkatesh@wipro.com wrote:
> Hi All,
> 
>  
> 
> I was trying to mount cramfs image as Ramdisk rootfs for 2.6.14 kernel.
> Even though the kernel seems to detect the cramfs image, it is not able
> to mount it as rootfs. It throws the error "cramfs: bad root offset
> 4864" The target is little endian, and  RHEL host on which the image was
> built is also little endian. 

Sounds like the fs image is somewhat broken. Is the cramfs loop-mountable
on RHEL without showing the error message?


Thiemo

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