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Re: mkinitrd, ramdisk failure?

Subject: Re: mkinitrd, ramdisk failure?
From: "D. Stimits" <stimits@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2001 01:28:50 -0600
Cc: "XFS: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx" <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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Russell Cattelan wrote:
> "D. Stimits" wrote
> > No ram disk loading messages. I do not know why. No messages about any
> > of the scsi or XFS or pagebuf stuff at all. If they occur at the very
> > start, right after lilo decompresses the kernel, at the moment when the
> > video mode changes, there is a period of blanking, and I can't see that.
> > But this is only a short part at the start, and I see a lot more.
> >
> I'm sure this seem like an obvious question but you do have ramdisk and
> initial ramdisk in
> compiled into the kernel?
> --
> Russell Cattelan
> cattelan@xxxxxxxxxxx

Interesting question. Ok, I see the following:
Block Devices, Loopback device support, yes
RAM disk support, no-brainer-idiot-move-I'm-pounding-my-head-on-wall,

Sheesh. I still have to test it, but damn...I feel like I locked my keys
in the car while giving Bill Gates a compliment. *sounds of loud
screaming and blunt force trauma*

D. Stimits, stimits@xxxxxxxxxx

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