Unable to mount compressed root f/s because init_mtd() does n ot r egister block device!
dwmw2 at infradead.org
Thu Feb 22 16:55:49 EST 2001
On Thu, 22 Feb 2001, Vipin Malik wrote:
> Success!! Well sort of ;)
> After a terrible hack of explicitly calling rd_load() again at the end
> of init_mtdblock(), forces the ramdisk stuff to look for the
> compressed root file system again. This time it finds it (now that
> mtdblock has registered the block device) enabling the root file
> system to be loaded and be mounted!
Heh. Well done.
> This proves for sure that that is the only issue left to boot
> compressed root file systems off raw flash. Once we figure out how to
> force init_mtdblock() to be linked in before the ram disk stuff, we
> would be set.
Cool. You'll have to hurry, though - We'll have JFFS2 (with compression)
ready to roll out quite soon :)
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