[OLPC-devel] development stream builds
dcbw at redhat.com
Thu Jun 29 14:12:24 EDT 2006
On Thu, 2006-06-29 at 10:39 -0700, John R. wrote:
> Does anyone have good instructions for getting a development build to
> boot on OLPC hardware?
> The latest build doesn't boot from usb hard drive as-is. First I had
> to change the name of the initrd and/or edit the grub config to remove
> "-desktop" portion of the name since nothing in /boot matched the
> default in grub. I created a new initrd which includes the usb drivers
> per the instructions here:
> I had to hunt around for some of the modules, so I guess things have
> diverged since these instructions were written.
> It's still failing, stopping with a kernel panic at:
> RAMDISK: Couldn't find valid RAM disk image starting at 0.
> VFS: Cannot open root device "sda1" or unknown-block (0,0)
> Please append a correct "root=" boot option
> Kernel panic -not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block (0,0)
> I'm using
> I'm probably doing something wrong in the init file. Does anyone have
> a working init that I could use? I've pasted my current guess at an
> init at the end of this message.
No, you're not. David had changed some stuff in the image generation
scripts before he left for GUADEC last week and hasn't fixed it yet
(shame on him :). If nothing else, he gets back this weekend, I think.
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