Newbie with problems
Tue Apr 19 20:30:05 CEST 2005
Okay, I wrote these instructions and now trying to
replicate them, I'm getting the same error. Urg.
I think the problem is with the pivot_root. Try
creating the file /noautomount and see if that helps.
I'll play around with it tonight to see if I can work
out the problem.
--- "Stern, Rick (Serviceguard Linux)"
> Follow-up - I seem to have it working now. Here's
> what I found
> The reason I went to fat32 instead of fat16 was the
> in the wiki said:
> "This page describes how to get a quick and dirty
> of linux installed on your jornada.
> Partition flash card into
> * 16mb fat32 -- this will hold the bootloader
> and kernel image
> * 128mb swap
> * *mb ext2 -- this will hold your linux
> installation "
> Don't think fat16 vs. fat 32 was my problem since it
> was starting to
> For debug, I deleted the 3rd partition and did
> successfully boot the
> kernel image. So it was all in the setup of the 3rd
> partition. (BTW -
> somewhere along the line I did convert over to
> Originally I was working with RH4 desktop. I
> converted over to SLES9
> and it got it to work with the 3rd partition. Did
> one other thing a
> little bit differently - I extracted the tar file
> directly in the
> CF partition rather than on the system and copying
> all of the files.
> I suspect that the solution was the RH4 vs. SLES9.
> Now I'm playing around getting more used to the
> environment (Oleg's
> version) and trying to start "X" correctly. (Right
> now it just
> brings up a blank screen but I'm sure that I don't
> have something
> set correctly.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Oleg Gusev
> > Sent: Saturday, April 16, 2005 5:38 AM
> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Cc: Stern, Rick (Serviceguard Linux)
> > Subject: Re: Newbie with problems
> > On Saturday 16 April 2005 05:32, Stern, Rick
> > Linux) wrote:
> > >
> > > I have a Jornada 820 with 32MB (yes one of the
> lucky ones)
> > I hope we will be able to put more RAM soon :)
> > >
> > > I've fdisk'd the card with the following
> > > Partition 1 size +16MB type b (Win95 fat32)
> > I have fat16 here. Linux doesn't really care about
> > numbers, but wince
> > can be confused.
> > > Partition 2 size +128M type 82 (Linux swap)
> > > Partition 3 (default - remainder of the flash -
> type 83)
> > >
> > > Mkfs (defaults to ext2) of /dev/sdb3
> > Try to run fsck '/dev/sdb3' after copying
> everything to CF.
> > > (TAR.BZ and zaurus-debian-base-v0.17.tgz) but
> they have
> > almost the same
> > > directory structure so I tried them
> > TAR.BZ was an older debian for zaurus with some
> packages added.
> > > /linuxrc: 1: cannoth open dev/vc/1: no such file
> > > Kernel panic : attempted to kill init!
> > It seems that devfs is not running at that point.
> > Oleg.
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