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RE: CRAMFS Ramdisk image as Rootfs

To: <ths@networkno.de>
Subject: RE: CRAMFS Ramdisk image as Rootfs
From: <hemanth.venkatesh@wipro.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2006 20:09:30 +0530
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Yes, I am able to mount the image on an RHEL host using the loopback
device.

Hemanth

-----Original Message-----
From: Thiemo Seufer [mailto:ths@networkno.de] 
Sent: Wednesday, July 19, 2006 8:05 PM
To: Hemanth V (WT01 - Embedded Systems)
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
Subject: Re: CRAMFS Ramdisk image as Rootfs

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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