[Top] [All Lists]

Re: [MIPS] Resolve compile issues with msp71xx configuration

To: Christoph Hellwig <>
Subject: Re: [MIPS] Resolve compile issues with msp71xx configuration
From: "Kevin D. Kissell" <>
Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2009 12:50:04 +0200
Cc: Shane McDonald <>, Geert Uytterhoeven <>, Ralf Baechle <>,
In-reply-to: <>
Original-recipient: rfc822;
References: <E1LyQQX-00047N-6E@localhost> <> <> <> <>
User-agent: Thunderbird (Windows/20090302)
Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 12:21:09AM -0600, Shane McDonald wrote:
>> 4. Remove the entire get_ramroot() code, both squashfs and cramfs, as
>> Christoph has suggested.  I am hesitant to do this as it also affects code
>> in the MTD subsystem (file maps/pmcmsp-ramroot.c), and it also loses some
>> functionality on the PMC boards (putting the rootfs in RAM immediately
>> following the kernel).  Perhaps there's a better way to handle this?
> If the rootfs really is in ram only (and thus you discard any changes to
> it) you can just use an initramfs which is a lot simpler than any of the
> cramfs and squashfs hacks and supported by platform-independent code.
I second that emotion.

          Kevin K.

<Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread>