Re: Linux Jobs as of 2.3.99pre6-5

From: Richard Gooch (
Date: Tue Apr 25 2000 - 23:16:18 EST

Sergey Kubushin writes:
> Hi, gentlemen!
> It looks like initrd is still broken in pre6-6 with latest devfs patch
> (163) in yet one new obscure way...
> I do use the fully modularized kernel with ide, scsi and all
> possible filesystems (ext2 too) in modules. The only things built
> into the kernel are romfs and initrd which are used to mount initial
> ramdisk. It does boot, mounts initrd, then oopses on linuxrc fired
> outta initrd and panics 'coz there is no root fs... I do not know
> why standard linuxrc oopses, the very same configuration did boot on
> 2.3.49 with some patches for make initrd work.

Please try out a non-devfs kernel and let us know if the problem
persists. Then, please provide Oops output (massaged with ksymoops, of



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