[uClinux-dev] Kernel panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on 01:00

Suresh Steven Veigas suresh.veigas at amdlbct.com
Sat Aug 20 00:11:53 EDT 2005

Hi Igor,

Please find the link below, going through it may solve the problem


----- Original Message -----
From: "Igor Novikov" <igor at inovikov.net>
To: "uClinux development list" <uclinux-dev at uclinux.org>
Sent: Saturday, August 20, 2005 6:06 AM
Subject: Re: [uClinux-dev] Kernel panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on

> Hi Sreescharan,
> I let you know any progress I made about the booting linux.
> I tried a few things (including blkmem ROM option, still gave me an error)
> Sreecharan Sivadevuni quote:
> >Hi Igor,
> >           Let me tell you I am trying to do the same
> >thing as you are trying, i.e trying to boot a uClinux
> >out of RAM, be it use RAMDisk or any file system. and
> >I too am stuck at the same point in the booting as you
> >are, needless to say I am looking out for help.
> >
> >
> >
> Then I followed the  advice from Greg
>  >The INITRD config option simply enables the kernel to
>  >use an init ramdisk image. It doesn't compile one in.
>  >You need to generate one, and then load it at a place
>  >that the kernel knows to find it.
>  >Regards
>  >Greg
> I generated RAM disk image, (I can use uncompressed one) but I dont know
> how  to make kernel to point out to it,
> when it tries to mount the file system.
> I ran kernel directly from RAM (without bootloader)
> Documentation ramdisk.txt in folder doc discuss  "Kernel Command Line
> Parameters" with some offset. How to set those
> parameters for compiled kernel?
>                      Regards,
>                       Igor
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