[klibc] initramfs gunzip problems.

Dave Dodge dododge at dododge.net
Fri Nov 14 13:15:26 PST 2003

On Fri, 14 Nov 2003, Dave Dodge wrote:
> On Fri, 14 Nov 2003, Martin Hicks wrote:
> > I'm building the archive by hand and then specify it on the command line
> > with initrd=
> I think that's your problem. An initramfs is normally linked directly
> into the kernel binary. It becomes part of bzImage and is not a
> separate file. There's no special option like "initrd=" needed for the
> kernel or bootloader.

Whoops, I see that there _is_ some autodetect code to use initrd data
as an initramfs if it looks like one. As to why it would fail, I don't
know; never tried it that way.

                                                  -Dave Dodge

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