Big Problem with DOC 128Mbyte Help!
Carlos, John J USAATC
john.carlos at atc.army.mil
Wed Dec 15 09:38:55 EST 2004
Ok here is my problem. I am running linux-2.4.28 with a recent mtd patch.
I have a DiskONChip 2000 128Mbyte version 5.1.2 (must be real new). The
chip seems to be working properly. I can run fdisk, mkfs. And read/write to
it. I can mount the chip (/dev/inftla1) and view all of my files and file
system. I CAN NOT get a boot loader on it. I am trying to get lilo-2.6.1
to allow me to make the DOC bootable. I currently have a floppy drive with
the bootloader on it. I have two choices, my hard drive and the DiskOnCHip.
When ever I try to boot from the DiskOnChip and starts to boot then fails
when it tries to run init. The kernel bombs saying I need to specify an
init location. I will reboot from the hard disk and mount the DIskOnChip
only to find each time that all the data is wiped out with only just a few
directories left. I get read errors if I try to list what might be in them
and a df shows only 1% use, with all files on it it is at 54%.
QUESTION: What/why could this be happening. Why would the boot loader be
trashing my DiskOnChip???????????
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