[U-Boot-Users] RAMDISK image in flash not getting mounted - Memec Powerpc405 board

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Wed Nov 12 10:08:50 CET 2003

In message <20031112015902.51448.qmail at web11606.mail.yahoo.com> you wrote:
> There is some progress. My kernel configuration was bad. I
> had  ONFIG_EXPERIMENTAL which is needed for  

You should DISABLE the devfs support for testing. If  you  think  you
really needit you can add it later. First get the system running.

> So I decided to try the ppc4xx ramdisk from DENX and I am
> getting this error 

One reason might be that this ramdisk is using the conventional  /dev
system, not devfs.

> EXT2-fs error (device ramdisk(1,0)): ext2_check_page: bad
> entry in directory #2: rec_len is smaller than minimal -
> offset=0, inode=0, rec_len=0, name_len=0
> Does this imply that some entry in the filesystem is
> corrupted? 

No. All in all I think chances are 99% that your RAM is  not  working
correctly. Check your SDRAM init sequence.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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