root jffs2 filesystem on blkmtd emulated device

Mike Mattice mike at
Tue Apr 9 17:40:10 EDT 2002

On Tue, Apr 09, 2002 at 12:42:50PM -0700, Russ Dill wrote:
> On Tue, 2002-04-09 at 09:42, Mike Mattice wrote:
> > I've got a flash based ide module which is too small for my needs w/o 
> > compression.  So, I'm trying to get this to use jffs2 as it's root 
> > filesystem type.   I've run into a bit of a problem.
> > 
> > After applying the following patch, using the attached config, and passing 
> > 'blkmtd=/dev/hdc2' to the kernel and setting the root device to 
> > '/dev/mtdblock/0' via lilo, I get this on the console.  (hand typed, but 
> > should be very close)
> good debugging, it was fixed in october, but due to some cvs snafu, has
> never made it into the 2.4 kernels. Just remove the invalidate_device
> call

Thanks, on both counts.  The system boots now.  I didn't know if the
invalidate was necessary or not.


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