lilo and mtd ans doc

Patrick Allaire pallaire at
Fri Aug 31 16:52:44 EDT 2001


I have finaly accepted that this driver is working with linux 2.4 !!! Wow
its more easy that way ... I can now compile without any problems the kernel
with DOC2000 support and Nftl !!! Now I can see the DOC, I can write to it,
I can read from it ... the only thing left is :

I cant boot from my DOC2000 ! There is a lilo.conf (listed below) on the
chip. I have run the lilo-mtd with the good boot.b-mtd {lilo-mtd -C
/etc/lilo.conf -r /mnt}. Every thing look fine, I see the "Patched LILO for
M-Systems DiskOnChip 2000   added s*" that is my label. When I boot with
only the DOC, the kernel get loaded, I see the DOC partition : "Partition
check : nftla1" ... but then it does not find the root fs :

Kernel Panic : VFS: unable to mount root fs on 03:05

is it the fault of :

lilo-mtd ?
boot.b-mtd ?
map ?

if so where do I get them ? I have taken those on the mtd CVS ! execpt from
map wich i didnt find anywhere.


/dev/nftla* on the DOC
brw-r--r--    1 root     root     93,   0 Aug 28  2001 nftla
brw-r--r--    1 root     root     93,   1 Aug 28  2001 nftla1
brw-r--r--    1 root     root     93,   2 Jul  8 09:29 nftla2
brw-r--r--    1 root     root     93,   3 Jul  8 09:29 nftla3
brw-r--r--    1 root     root     93,   4 Jul  8 09:29 nftla4
brw-r--r--    1 root     root     93,   5 Jul  8 09:29 nftla5
brw-r--r--    1 root     root     93,   6 Jul  8 09:29 nftla6

thank you all !!

Patrick Allaire
mailto:pallaire at
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If you can't see it, but it is there, it's hidden. 
It you can't see it and it isn't there, it's gone.

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