Subject: Re: memory based root filesystem
To: None <>
From: Allen Briggs <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/10/2005 11:01:22
On Mon, Jan 10, 2005 at 07:48:26AM -0800, Kamal R. Prasad wrote:
>  Thanks for the help. The md pseudo-device was already
> enabled when I reported the problem. I commented out
> the MFS option and enabled the FFS_EI option. But the
> end result is still the same. It looks like the ffs
> module does not know how to create / on the ramdisk
> (md0a) AND/OR expects a filesystem to be ready when it
> accesses the device.

Umm..  Yes.  If you're doing 'root on md,' then you need
to embed the root filesystem in the kernel image with
mdsetimage (or equivalent).  Perhaps you've overlooked
this step?


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